Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes
Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries.
Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.
BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.
National Geographic recently hosted an “Evening of Exploration” at the Natural History Museum in London, the biggest event the organization has ever held in Europe. The gala was an opportunity to celebrate National Geographic’s 130 years of groundbreaking storytelling with National Geographic Explorers, National Geographic leaders, and luminaries from across Europe and Africa.
Company Advances its Animal Welfare Goals Ahead of Schedule
GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In support of Sodexo’s global commitment to source only cage-free eggs by 2025, the food services and facilities management company’s U.S. operations announced today that they are on track to surpass this goal. By adding hard-boiled eggs to its cage-free commitment—which already includes shell and liquid eggs—70 percent of its total egg spend in U.S. will be sourced from cage-free products by spring 2018.
Two-toed sloth, bald eagle and boa constrictor visit North American headquarters
The FCA US Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center (CTC) in Michigan got a little wild last week when a few of nature’s finest dropped in for a visit to celebrate Earth Day 2017.
A two-toed sloth, bald eagle and a border collie trained to herd geese showed their stuff to employees who had the chance to ask questions and take pictures. Rounding out the cavalcade of animals were some flying squirrels, bats, owls, starfish, turtles, salamander, sea lamprey and a boa constrictor.
DCF has now awarded more than $65 million in its ongoing commitment to reverse the decline of wildlife and increase the time kids spend in nature
BURBANK, Calif., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF), Disney’s granting program focused on protecting the planet and helping kids develop lifelong conservation values, has announced its 2016-2017 grant recipients.
More than $7 million in grants have been awarded to leading nonprofit organizations, including the Jane Goodall Institute, National Wildlife Federation and Panthera, working across the globe to protect wildlife and provide experiences that will help inspire a lifelong love for nature in young people.
After a career in ocean conservation lasting more than 60 years, Dr. Sylvia Earle is taking her research to new heights in the latest documentary from National Geographic, Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures.
The new animated film The Secret Life of Pets topped the box office for a second straight weekend with total earnings over $250 million globally and breaking box office records. The animated film follows New York City pets who wonder what their owners do all day at this mysterious place called “work.”
Aramark was one of five US food businesses celebrated by Compassion in World Farming for notable work to improve animal welfare standards at the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The event was held in Berlin on June 28 and was created to demonstrate that awareness of farm animal welfare is quickly rising in the public and business consciousness, according to Compassion in World Farming.