Frequently Asked Questions

Transparency is our thing. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions... and the answers.

Who is Pinwheel?

What sort of projects do you fund?

Do you fund avoided deforestation?

How much money goes directly to the projects?

If I have a pinwheel plan, does that mean I can stop worrying about my carbon footprint?

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Do you fund monoculture single species sapling planting?

How do you select the projects in each plan?

What principles inform your choice of projects?

What are the Oxford Principles?

What is the aim of the Wilderness plan?

What is the aim of the Ocean Rescue plan?

What’s the aim of the Clean Tech plan?

What’s the aim of the New Horizons plan?

How often do you change the composition of your project portfolio?

Will doing this really make a difference?

Do you make a profit?

Can I choose more than one plan?

Can I buy a pinwheel plan as a gift?

How are you funded?

Who are your shareholders?

What else can I do to lead a more sustainable life?

I have a project that I’d like to be considered for funding?

Can I have a job?

What are your terms and conditions?

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