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BUSINESS APPLICATION FORM

Lead the path toward a carbon neutral world

In a world facing serious environmental challenges, most brands don’t know how and where to share their sustainable efforts, yet customers are more and more curious to know what they are doing to minimize their impact.

As the world’s first global responsible community of brands leading the path toward a carbon neutral world, The Punch helps businesses to share their responsible commitments, get promoted and connect with worldwide responsible consumers, retailers and suppliers

We are carefully curating relevant and responsible brands committed to positive change and transparency. Brands are required to commit to a minimum of five responsible actions and to continue doing their best while sharing updates with us. 

The Punch team is commented to supporting its members, inspiring consumers and raising awareness on positive and responsible practices. 

Join The Punch Community and support our launch’s global awareness with a minimum participation fee of USD $250.

FOLLOW THE STEPS

1.
Complete
your membership form
2.
Select
a minimum of 5 commitments
3.
Share details
of your commitments
4.
Welcome
to The Punch Community

BUSINESS

Membership
Form

Please complete your business membership form and download content required.







PLAN

Management
Commitments

Your brand is having a clear sustainability management plan to reduce its global social and environmental impact, preserving natural resources and saving money.

Your brand is designing clean, functional and long-life products to minimize the use of resources, global waste and harmful atmospheric emissions due to pollutants.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGNS
  • Sustainable certifications
  • Use of sustainable materials
  • Use of local materials, art/crafts in design
  • Waste from production is sorted

Your brand is engaging its employees in the development and implementation of your sustainability goals to help bridge the distance between staff and company values in order to grow a sustainable future.

STAFF ENGAGEMENT
  • Yearly program for staff sustainability training
  • Staff engagement in beach / trash clean ups
  • Staff engagement in waste management
  • Staff guidance materials are available

UPGRADE

Production
Commitments

When sourcing and purchasing, your brand is giving priority to sustainable, local, Fairtrade, organic or recycled materials and sustainable suppliers to reduce its impact on the environment, addressing social issues and improving the livelihoods of communities.

Your brand is carefully managing the production of its goods in order to minimize waste, optimize both energy and materials, enhance employees, community and product safety.

Your brand is incorporating greener and more environmentally responsible ways to ship its good to consumers.

NEUTRALIZE

Waste
Commitments

Your brand is having a “no single use plastic” policy throughout its global operations.

Your brand is having a waste management plan with actions to reduce, separate and reuse and/or recycle waste.

Your brand is using sustainable packaging that is sustainably sourced, from biodegradable, reused or recycled materials and manufactured using clean production practices and technologies.

RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTION & PACKAGING
  • Greening the products, food and drinks offering
  • Deals with suppliers to minimize (plastic) packaging
  • Use of biodegradable packaging for customers take-away food or products packaging

CONSERVE

Conservation
Commitments

Your brand is using equipment and practices to minimize and conserve energy.

ENERGY CONSERVATION
  • Goals to reduce energy consumption are in place
  • Staff and guests are given guidance on minimizing energy use
  • Use of LED lighting
  • Instalment of lighting occupancy sensors that automatically turn lights on and off
  • Use of solar energy
  • Taking advantage to natural day light
  • Use of Energy Star-qualified equipment

Your brand is using equipment and practices to minimize and conserve water.

WATER CONSERVATION
  • Equipment and practices are used to minimize water consumption
  • Use of low-flow pre-rinse spray nozzles
  • Use of rain water
  • Maintenance of leaky faucets and pipes
  • Use of Energy Star-qualified equipment
  • Use of natural & sustainable products

Your brand is actively supporting, protecting and promoting global diversity and wildlife.

HONOR

Community
Commitments

Your brand is sourcing/purchasing locally to minimize carbon emissions, support small businesses and increase the resilience of the economy of local communities.

LOCAL & ORGANIC PURCHASING
  • The company provides advices and support local suppliers
  • Local suppliers are favored and daily operations seek to minimize transport use

Your brand is supporting its local community by providing sustainable guidance, minimizing poverty and maximizing good health.

SUPPORTING LOCAL COMMUNITY
  • The company is engaged with the local community in identifying needs and opportunities for support, benefits and impacts
  • The company operations do not jeopardies the provisions of basic services such as food, water, energy and healthcare to the local community

Your brand is providing clear and transparent communication about its sustainable practices to help consumers take better purchasing decisions and minimize their global impact.

CONSUMER AWARENESS
  • Events with consumers and staff to clean lands and beaches
  • Promotional materials and marketing communication are accurate and transparent
  • A customer feedback system is in place
TERMS & CONDITIONS

Membership
Agreement

Please read our terms & conditions careful and approve all by ticking the empty case below.

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Tell us more

Please describe your sustainable values and commitments here.

Membership terms

By joining The Punch, members benefit from:

  • Positioning their business as a responsible company to consumers
  • A premium and complete membership web page including business description and responsible commitments
  • For brands only: Three “hero products” features in The Punch Shop
  • Constant marketing & media presence working together with world’s top PR and ambassadors
  • Business listing in The Punch Guide 2022 promoting hundreds of responsible brands and places to a global customer base and distributed to influencers, ambassadors, specific events and trade shows


By listening to our members and creating a clear channel of communication between businesses and consumers, we help them to work together to do the best they can. We partner with sustainability experts to run quality reports and constantly measure the positive impact of our community of brands, providing our members with expert insight into how they can improve their practices and support change on a global scale. 

By becoming members of The Punch, businesses must ensure that their commitments shared throughout our platform are real and communicated to their customers. 

Members that do not uphold our principles will be suspended from our channels until they have re-established their commitments to The Punch ethos.

By sending applications, members are accepting these terms.