Clean Air Action has been the leading catalyst for change in air emissions compliance, having been involved in or responsible for the following breakthroughs:
TIST: A BREAKTHROUGH PROJECT
TIST farmers are successfully counteracting the devastating effects of deforestation, erosion, famine, droughts and floods through an innovative solution: planting millions of trees.
REALTIME TREE DATA
Planting trees is only the beginning. The TIST Program goes beyond tangible environmental benefits to transform social landscapes as well.
SUBSISTENCE FARMERS CREATE A NEW AFFORESTATION MODEL
In rural Africa and India, TIST subsistence farmers are actively planting trees, restoring environments and growing new leaders.
These Kenyan women were filmed by Ripple Effect Images to show the success they have achieved through the TIST Program to enrich their communities:
Video by Michael Davie
Still Photos by Lynn Johnson
Produced by Ripple Effect Images
CLEAN AIR ACTION + TIST AWARDS
Clean Air Action and the TIST Program have won numerous awards over the years
TIST Co-Founders Ben & Vannesa Henneke received the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership in 2017
Clean Air Action Corporation won Environmental Finance's "Best Project Developer" in Forestry and Land Use in 2016
TIST won Environmental Finance's "Best Offsetting Project" in 2016
TIST won Environmental Finance's "Best Offsetting Project" in 2014
TIST received a Computerworld Honors Program 2007 Laureate for its monitoring system
TIST has 14 successful Validated and Verified Projects under the VCS and CCB Standards
WE WORK TOGETHER
Clean Air Action Corporation
Focused on action-based means of cleaning the air including the TIST Program, an unprecedented model for effective afforestation in developing world locations
Clean Air Action Corporation (CAAC) is a lean corporate structure that cooperates with The Institute for Environmental Innovation (I4EI) to assist and enable the TIST Program to operate.
The International Small Group & Tree Planting Program (TIST)
Award-winning, carbon chart topping afforestation model that empowers subsistence farmers in Africa and India to create a long term by planting trees
TIST is a comprehensive sustainable development program for developing world locations. It is the result of teamwork between subsistence farmers in Africa + India and Clean Air Action Corporation. TIST is a breakthrough model for afforestation that provides participating members a way to create a long term and green source of income and help the planet by planting trees.
Institute for Environmental Innovation
Small Groups take locally determined action on environmental renewal, community leadership, food security and improved health
The Institute for Environmental Innovation (I4EI) works with Clean Air Action Corporation to ensure the viability of the TIST Program and the long term health of its members.
Grow Clean Air
Offers valuable products and services to business, organization & individual interests based around the benefits created by the TIST Program
Grow Clean Air was created by Clean Air Action Corporation to offer the unique carbon value generated by the TIST Program and make it available to individuals, organizations and businesses.