History

1997 The Greenfleet Project is launched and is the first organisation to reduce the impact of cars and transport on the environment through native revegetation projects. First trees planted at Bass River, Vic LeasePlan Australia signs up as Foundation Sponsor 1998 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment starts offsetting emissions in 2017, Disney Australia remains Greenfleets longest continuous corporate supporter 2000 Greenfleet Australia, the independent organisation established 2001 One millionth tree planted Deductible Gift Recipient status gained donations become tax deductible Greenfleet listed on Register of Environmental Organisations 2002 Launch of the first Greenfleet website 2003 Greenfleet Class introduced to the World Solar Challenge to showcase fuelefficient cars lowcarbon fuels Emerging Transport Technologies Conference held with Greenfleet, CSIRO World Solar Challenge Workplace giving program launched with Telstra 2004 Greenfleet releases the Tree Totaller an online emissions calculator for vehicles, flights utilities developed with Alan Pears Holden Scouts Australia team up with Greenfleet for Murray Darling Rescue 2005 2 millionth tree planted Race to 5,000 supporter drive launched by motor racing legend and Greenfleet patron, Peter Brock Victorian Minister for Environment, John Thwaites 2nd Emerging Transport Technologies Conference Greenfleet Class features in World Solar Challenge Greenfleet supporter mecu wins Gold Banksia Award with the Go Green Car Loan program 2006 Greenfleet Technology Trial and display at Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2007 3 millionth tree planted Greenfleet Class features in World Solar Challenge 3rd Emerging Transport Technologies Conference Europcar starts offsetting emissions associated with staff travel launches customer donation program 2008 4 5 millionth tree planted Greenfleet becomes the first notforprofit organisation to gain Greenhouse Friendly Approval for forest sink methodology Finalist World Environment Day Awards, Meeting the Greenhouse Challenge Scouts Greenfleet plant their 1,000,000th tree together for Murray Darling Rescue project Greenfleet planting projects commence in the iconic Kosciuszko National Park, NSW 2009 First corporate Drive Days organised Smartsalary joins Greenfleet Smartleasing customers offset the impact of their car travel Greenfleet supporter Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses wins Gold Banksia Award 2010 6 millionth tree planted Bushfire Recovery Projects in Tarra Bulga, VIC Kinglake National Park, VIC Your sustainable transport guide released Finalist World Environment Day Awards, Biodiversity Finalist Banksia Awards, Land Bioidiversity 2011 7 millionth tree planted Address Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, re proposed Carbon Farming Initiative Finalist World Environment Day Awards, Biodiversity Greenfleet Parks Victoria celebrate the International Year of Forests with a community planting day sponsored by Hyundai the Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation 2012 Greenfleet celebrates 15th Anniversary Greenfleet becomes a Recognised Offsets Entity and has a registry account under the Carbon Farming Initiative CFI. Greenfleet's new brand is launched 2013 8 millionth tree planted Greenfleet purchases first own property 'Avoca' in NSW First projects registered under the CFI 2014 Greenfleet's project is the first reforestation project to be issued Australian carbon credit units ACCUs 2015 Greenfleet's first tree planting in New Zealand Cardlink becomes our first supporter in New Zealand Greenfleet is represented at the Paris COP 2016 Greenfleet purchases first own property 'Wurneet Laang Laang' in Victoria Greenfleet's first Carbon Right registered in QLD Greenfleet becomes the first organisation in Australia to be provided with Carbon Rights on Crown Land Greenfleet leads successful consortium to win $12million funding for the Upper Stony Creek Restoration project 2017 Greenfleet turns 20 Greenfleet's Low Glow campaign is inaugurated Greenfleet launches its "Memorial Forest" program, to help celebrate life with a forest 2018 Greenfleet planted an additional 71,807 trees across 74 hectares in Australia and New Zealand Greenfleet welcomed His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales to Bundaberg to discuss the Low Glow project and its contribution to Great Barrier Reef conservation efforts Greenfleet, Telstra employees and Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council joined forces to plant over 1,000 native and fruit trees in the remote community of Kowanyama in far north Queensland.

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Founding Year:

1997

Ended:

Still active

Type of Group:

Registered Charity; Incorporated Association

Primary Focus:

Climate

Geographic Sphere:

National

Primary Location:

Australia

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