Namecheap Plants a Tree for Every Transfer in Honor of Earth Day 2012

To celebrate Earth Day in 2012, Namecheap continues its mission to work with the International Tree Foundation to help plant trees worldwide. For every transfer to Namecheap on April 22nd, Namecheap will be donating a tree in partnership with the ITF.

Leading international domain name registrar Namecheap is celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd with a special transfer promotion that will offer significant savings on gtld domain transfers. For all com/net/org/info/biz transfers into Namecheap during the 24 hour period on April 22nd (EST), Namecheap will be planting a tree in partnership with the International Tree Foundation. Customers will need to use coupon code SAVEtheEARTH to be eligible.

"We're pleased to partner with the International Tree Foundation for Earth Day," Richard Kirkendall, Namecheap's CEO said. "Not only can our customers transfer domains to Namecheap at a below-cost price, by doing so they can also cause one tree to be planted for each domain transferred.'

β€œOn this very special Earth Day, I would like to acknowledge the support that Namecheap have given us in recent years," Lorraine Dunk, director of the ITF said in a statement. "By transferring your domain name to Namecheap, you will be contributing towards our increasingly critical work on global deforestation."

Namecheap has had a long lasting partnership with the International Tree Foundation, stemming from an earlier cooperative effort that included Namecheap's involvement in tree planting across Asia, the African Drylands, and Sub-Saharan Africa in efforts to reduce the carbon footprint. Namecheap is committed to sustainability and in supporting environmental issues.

Namecheap also continues to be socially conscious while it supports initiatives such as awareness of ecological, political, and economic issues such as SOPA and PIPA. In early 2012, Namecheap donated over $64,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation to help support its efforts to protect fundamental technological rights.

"Caring about our Earth and environment is incredibly important to Namecheap and our customers, and we're glad to help in any small way that we can," Kirkendall said.

The SAVEtheEARTH coupon code is limited to 10 uses per account and also offers a significant savings, reducing transfer fees to $5.99 plus $0.18 ICANN fees.

About Namecheap

Namecheap is a Los Angeles-based ICANN accredited domain registrar founded in 2000 by CEO Richard Kirkendall. With over 500,000 clients and millions of domain names under management, Namecheap is one of the top domain registrars in the world. Find out more by visiting us at

This press release was published on April 20, 2012

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