LINCOLN, Neb., November 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – This year, TD Bank celebrates the 10th anniversary of the TD Tree Days program, a community-based program, delivered in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, that brings people together to help create a more vibrant planet by expanding urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. This year, 21 organizations have been awarded a grant which will allow them to plant native trees in their communities to help improve climate resiliency on a local scale.
Take a walk in the woods with International Paper’s certified wildlife biologist, one of our fiber specialists and our chief sustainability officer to learn what defines a sustainably managed forest and how International Paper plays a role in helping private landowners enhance the environmental values of the forests from which we source our fiber.
Former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt once compared the world’s forests to being the “lungs of our land” as trees provide us all with clean, breathable air. Renowned conservationist Mark Angelo likens our waterways to the body’s cardiovascular system, explaining that “rivers are the arteries of our planet; they are lifelines in the truest sense.” In a nutshell, the Earth consists of many intertwined environments that essentially serve as the planet’s vital organs – one cannot survive without the other, and neither will the whole.
August 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of Global Citizen Live on September 25-- the groundbreaking 24-hour global broadcast to defend the planet and defeat poverty-- Coldplay and the advocacy organisation Global Citizen are calling on international governments to take revolutionary action in climate change reversal by committing to planting one billion trees globally by 2022.
Sappi Continues Push to Enhance Business Diversification
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Sappi’s continual push to find new ways to extract value from trees has resulted in the exploration of unique applications for our line of Valida products. Valida is a micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose manufactured in our pilot facility in the Netherlands. It’s a 100 percent natural, biodegradable, and sustainable material produced by mechanically processing wood fibers to their smallest components, resulting in a dramatically increased surface area and greater strength as well as enhanced optical, chemical, and physical properties.
The CNH Industrial manufacturing facility in Querétaro, Mexico teamed up with Cáritas de Querétaro and organized a tree planting day to promote environmental awareness and sustainability in the community of El Salitre, Querétaro.
This Arbor Day we are doing something we have never done before. We will pay for our employees to plant trees…at their own homes.
Hershey has had a steady partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation for four years. During this time, we have sponsored the planting of nearly 700,000 trees in forests near our operations such as the Chesapeake Bay Forest in Pennsylvania and the Fishlake National Forest in Utah near one of our major distribution centers.
Forests are fundamentally linked to climate change, both as a cause and a solution. Clearing and mismanagement of forests contribute about 12 percent of global carbon emissions. But forests also act as a carbon sink, absorbing carbon dioxide, as well as regulating water flows and protecting the rich biodiversity and communities that depend on them.
What started as a social media campaign has snowballed into a massive, international reforestation effort
LINCOLN, Neb., June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced that as of June 5, #TeamTrees — a viral social media campaign piloted by YouTube creators Jimmy Donaldson (aka MrBeast) and Mark Rober — reached a donation milestone of $23 million. The money will be used to plant 23 million trees.