Overstock.com & Carbonfund.org Partner to Launch Carbon-Neutral Shipping for All Worldstock Products
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
SALT LAKE CITY — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) (short cut: O.CO) today, announced the debut of carbon-neutral shipping for every purchase made from its Worldstock Fair Trade inventory, effective immediately. This sustainability effort establishes Overstock.com as one of the largest online retailers to take responsibility for the environmental impact of its product shipping program.
Through a partnership with the Carbonfund.org Foundation, a leading nonprofit climate solutions organization, Overstock.com will mitigate the carbon dioxide emissions produced by the trucks delivering items purchased from Worldstock Fair Trade by funding third-party validated carbon reduction projects like reforestation. This offer is free to the customer. Now, in time for Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, Worldstock Fair Trade purchases are supporting this important environmental initiative, as well as artisans around the globe. To learn more visit http://www.overstock.com/sustainability