Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

By 2015, The Walt Disney Company commits to fund reforestation projects, fund a forest management project and to conduct a pilot study to quantify ecosystem benefits and services.

Implementation methodologies

In 2009, Disney announced a set of ambitious long-term goals around energy and carbon emissions, ecosystems, waste and water to reduce our environmental impact. These goals are rooted in the recognition that a healthy environment is essential to Disney's long-term success. Disney's business operations are reliant on natural resources and we recognize the importance of conserving and utilizing these resources responsibly. Healthy forests are a natural solution for sequestering carbon efficiently and cost-effectively, while providing many other valuable benefits. By improving the valuation of natural systems, Disney may also be able to make strategic investments in natural solutions that support efficient resource use.

Financial supportive will be funded by The Walt Disney Company in achieving these goals.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

TBD
Deliverables
2015
Fund 6,000 acres of reforestation projects
2015
Conduct a pilot study in partnership with leading organizations to quantify ecosystem benefits and services other than carbon.
2015
Fund one forest management project that results in enhancing carbon sequestration and provides certified wood/paper
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: USA
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
, Beth.Stevens@disney.com

Documents
#SDGAction713
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