HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) are pleased to announce a joint partnership in an effort to help preserve our national parks and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Americans.
As part of the partnership, JustGreen Lifestyle will donate 5 percent of every carbon offset membership purchased to NPCA's Clean Air and Climate program. Together they will help NPCA's efforts to reduce air and climate pollution affecting America's national parks.
JustGreen Lifestyle will also help NPCA go "carbon neutral" by providing carbon credits to offset greenhouse gases associated with operation of NPCA's Washington, D.C. headquarters."We are proud to partner with such a prominent environmental advocate as the National Parks Conservation Association," said JustGreen Executive Vice President Gerardo Manalac. "We look forward to contributing needed funds that will support the efforts of raising awareness of the importance of our national parks, preserving wildlife habitats and doing our part to help stop global warming." Support raised through this partnership will help fund the important park protection work that NPCA does across the country including its advocacy for measures that safeguard national parks from the impacts of climate change. "Climate change is among the gravest challenges to the health of our national parks," said NPCA Vice President of Air & Climate Mark Wenzler. "It will take everyone doing their part to begin to slow the rate of climate change, and carbon offsets can be an important part of the solution." Reducing Your Carbon Footprint The JustGreen Lifestyle program offers unique solutions to help families, individuals and businesses reduce their carbon footprint through the purchase of carbon offsets that are equivalent to their personal pollution impact. Not only can JustGreen Lifestyle members offset the harmful carbon emissions resulting from their everyday energy use, they also gain a variety of savings and benefits as part of the program including, a member welcome kit with items to promote their green commitment, gift cards, member savings and discount offers from top retail partners as a thank you.