I am curious what (else) to include in a bundle and if there are any organizations already offering these.
I thought of ($/year):
$1,000: Carbon offsetting (considering per employee emissions comparable to average American personal emissions)
The operations of a company can emit as much as an average American per person if a reasonable part of the upstream value chain is considered
I assume that $1 billion or more can be spent on planting trees since area in as favorable climatic conditions as the current ones should be vast. Thus, this rate should be available to 1 million enterprises.
$2.500: Slavery (unpaid human labor) offsetting (assuming as many slaves per employee as that per an average American, about 10,000 total slaves) (education)
Top ways to provide an additional year of education that would have otherwise not been provided should be for $2.5 (12:40). Assuming that a student needs to gain only 5 years of education to prevent enslavement for 50 years, that is $0.25/working person/year. Assuming that there are 100 slaves per employee, comparable to the number per an average American, a medium-sized company can employ 10,000 slaves. That is $2,500/year.
This rate can be applicable maybe to 1% of students, assuming 1 billion students, that is 10 million students, so $25 million available, so to 10,000 companies. However, with education efficiency increases, this rate can be available to more companies.
$3,000: Animal suffering offsetting (if applicable, assuming 5 million animals/year)
Maybe 150 FTE animal advocacy equivalents can pass informal and formal policies that make animal subjective experiences positive and acceptably high in a large emerging economy, such as India. This can impact about 50 billion animals (considering that an average Indian uses 50 animals/year). Assuming that in 10% of the cases the change is decisive (from negative to acceptably positive wellbeing) or the impact is equivalent, 5 billion animals suffering is offset. 150 FTE at $20,000 is $3 million. That is $0.0006/animal. Assuming that a medium-sized company that works with animal products can use 5 million animals per year, that is $3,000. – Assuming that there is a room for funding of about $120 million, then this rate is available to 40,000 companies.
Assuming that the revenue of a 100-employee company is $10 million, that is only 0.065% of the revenue to offset negative environmental, social, and animal impact.
One can argue that offsetting is an unacceptable practice, however, it may be a viable option for the first 50,000 companies.