Ecosia is like any other search engine, with one major difference: they use their profits to plant trees.
DECEMBER 2009: Ecosia is born. Christian founded Ecosia.org after a trip around the world helped him understand the problems of deforestation.
2009 – 2011: People’s choice. Ecosia won several awards for its clever concept and speedy growth in Europe and beyond.
APRIL 2014: First German B Corp. Ecosia was the first German company to become a B Corporation thanks to its social business model.
APRIL 2018: 25 million trees. A planting milestone! That same year, Ecosia also builds its own solar energy plant to power every search.
They plant trees where they’re needed most, their trees benefit people, the environment and local economies. They also publish their monthly financial reports so that we see exactly where the income from our search goes.
Visit ecosia.org and add the extension to your web browser to start making an impact!