Jolt was one of the first web hosting companies to instigate an environmentally friendly initiative. In 2006, we decided that we had to take a lead on making our industry greener and more eco-friendly.
To this end, we decided to sponsor The Woodland Trust, a charity which implements a series of tree planting schemes in the developing world. We chose this charity, after careful consideration, because it combined helping to reduce carbon levels in the developing world with giving long-term employment to the local population. Our annual contributions to the TWT ensure that at least double the amount of trees is planted than is needed to offset the amount of carbon we produce.
Many of our competitors have jumped on the green bandwagon by buying carbon credits from for-profit companies. By choosing to sponsor the TWT, we have chosen a charity which uses its donations to buy the equipment and saplings necessary to cultivate successful plantations around the world, and thus help some of the neediest people in the world, whilst helping to reduce the carbon footprint.
We are proud to support the TWT.
However, we are not complacent and constantly strive to improve our green credentials: