Where does the idea come from?
When the case of global warming was so widely made in 2006, we could not do but decide to engage in action to tackle it: no other industry is better placed than Earth Observation to support projects and action fighting Climate Change.
How did it get started?
Planet Action was launched in 2007 by Spot Image, leading supplier of satellite imagery and geo-information, joined by ESRI, leading GIS technologies provider as co-founder.
What is the core mission?
It is to support local projects acting on Climate Change-related issues by providing geographic information and technology to NGOs, universities, research centers…