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  • Submitted by: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Topic: Forests
  • Keywords: urban reforestation, enterprises
  • Location: USA, Europe, Canada
  • Date of completion: 2030
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Global Compact
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 50 Million Tree Pledge

Partner(s)

Arbor Day Foundation, United States Forest Service

Description/achievement of initiative

Enterprise Holdings, via the Enterprise Foundation commits to underwrite the planting of 50 million trees over 50 years (a gift of $50 million in today's dollars)

Implementation methodologies

Combined with Enterprise's support of renewable biofuels research and other operational initiatives the company is undertaking, including the addition of electric vehicles to its fleet, are part of a long-term commitment to sustain business success by sustaining the parts of the world that Enterprise's business touches. Investments made through this unique collaboration will help contribute to cleaner air and purer water, restored wildlife habitat, preserved natural lands for beauty and recreation; and a greener, healthier Earth for generations to come.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Fund plantings in state parks, as well as international locations where Enterprise operates, including Europe and Canada 2012
Focus on urban reforestation to assist with forest fires, drought, and other urban issues ensuring that benefits are realized by a range of communities that Enterprise's business touches. 2013
Underwriting the planting of 50 million trees over 50 years 2030
Resources
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $50,000,000
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