Case Study

Grow Your Business Sustainably with Carma's Free Shopify App!


Learn how your business can easily and affordably add tree planting to your checkout. Grow sales and boost brand awareness with the free Carma app.

Do you have a Shopify store, are you looking for ways to integrate sustainable practices into your business, easily and affordability? 

Our new app on Shopify, does just that! We want to enable you to create climate action  with every sale which is what inspired us to create the app. This way, you can add tree planting to every basket, so you can create a positive impact with every sale.

Carma, Plant trees at Checkout 

The Carma app gives your customers the chance to plant trees at the checkout – and will position your business as a climate change hero. The trees can either be an add-on to their purchases, or something you fund yourself as a sustainable freebee.

Giving customers even more reasons to choose your business. And you’ll have something to shout about, as your tree count grows.

Why would I plant trees with Carma?

  • One click integration, quick and easy set up of the app
  • No hidden fees. It is free to download then you pay for the trees you plant.
  • Tree planting options in the UK or overseas
  • Offer tree planting as a promotion or with every sale
  • Turn on and off at anytime
  • Customisable to your brands look and feel
  • Starting from 30p per tree, one of the lowest prices in the tree planting space. 

What are the benefits of adding tree planting to my store?

Tree planting help fight climate change:

Trees act as sponges and absorb carbon and a recent study by scientists study estimates that forests and other natural ecosystems could help reduce carbon by more than one third.

Not only that -  alongside this trees cleaning the air, they also help prevent flooding, reduce local temperatures and provide habitats for wildlife.

Trees have social and economic benefits:

Spending time in nature has many mental health benefits such as:

  • Trees have a calming effect, therefore provide a sanctuary of tranquillity amidst built up urban areas. 
  • Studies have also shown being surrounded by trees reduces depression. There are many reasons for this, such as trees help exposure to natural light, improving sleep quality.
The economic benefits of planting trees:
  • Trees play a crucial role in enhancing property  value. Research shows that homes surrounded by trees tend to have higher property value and shorter sale times.
  •  According to a study by the American Forests, a single tree can provide $20,000 worth of benefits over its lifetime.
Tree planting has a direct impact on your business:
  • Businesses have experienced increased conversion rates of up to 10% by incorporating tree planting into customer buying journeys.
  • Sustainability is rated as an important purchase criterion for 60% of consumers showing that conscious and ethical consumerism is on the rise (Source: Business wire)
  • 88% of consumers would be more loyal to a company that supported social and environmental issues - so tree planting increases brand loyalty. (Source: Forbes)
  • Differentiating your products from your competitors will allow you to stand apart and resonate with climate conscious consumers.

Your Carma app comes with access to our impact dashboard so you can showcase your commitment to sustainability

All businesses funding trees will get access to their very own Impact Dashboard, providing an accurate and transparent way to report and track your impact over time.

With this impact dashboard you can see your impact in real time, you can view your active planting sites, as well as customising it to your brands look and feel. This way you can see transparent data the trees you and your customers help plant.

Shopify APP FAQs

Is there a free trial for your app, and how much does it cost?

There is no trial as  we offer a free usage or our app so that you can test its features and functionality before committing to planting trees. As for pricing, we do not charge any subscription plans and you only pay for  the level of trees you have sold when operating as a merchant. If the customer is paying as a donation then there is no charge to you. We charge £4.99 for every UK tree and £0.30p for every offshore tree. 

Does your app work with all Shopify themes and plugins?

We strive to make our app compatible with as many Shopify themes and plugins as possible. However, there may be some conflicts or limitations due to the specific configurations of your store. Please contact our support team for more information or support

How much is each tree?

Your overseas trees are £0.30p per tree and our UK trees are £5.

How do I get support or help if I encounter issues with the app?

If you have any questions, concerns, or technical difficulties with our app, you can contact our support team via email on We aim to reply quickly to all inquiries and provide comprehensive support to ensure our app runs smoothly for you.

To conclude, Carma’s Shopify app enables you to create social and environmental impact in just a few clicks. If this is something you are interested in you can learn more here or you can download the app and begin your sustainability journey here

If you do not have a Shopify app and are wondering how you can plant trees with every sale you can learn more here and find a solution for you.



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