Social Responsibility

We believe we have a responsibility to give back to our community and society in general. Environmentalism is something that we feel is one of the most pressing issues of our time, therefore we concentrate our efforts on causes that benefit the environment locally and globally.

 

1% for the Planet

Curio Research has been a member of 1% for the Planet since 2018. This means that one percent of all of our income goes to one of their certified environmental charities.

So far, contributions have been made to:

 
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Carbon Offsets

The efficacy of carbon offsets are sometimes disputed. After doing our own research, including this episode of Planet Money, we made a commitment to purchase offsets for every flight we take, whether for business or personal purposes. Because doing something is better than nothing.

We do not pass this expense on to our clients.

 
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BEST

Lauren Isaacson has been working with Better Environmentally Sound Transportation since 2011. They are a non-profit focused on social enterprise as a means to advocate and provide means for more sustainable transportation and walk-able neighborhoods in the Vancouver, BC metro area.

She has served as a board member, secretary, vice chair, and chair. She also regularly volunteers with their Bicycle Valet service on a seasonal basis.