21st Century Fox is committed to minimizing our environmental impacts, growing sustainably, and inspiring others to take action. Each year, our businesses come together to celebrate Earth Day, giving our colleagues a chance to learn how they can protect the planet and support the communities in which they live and work. Here are a few ways our businesses are getting involved:
UPS supports Earth Day Network’s global tree-planting efforts
by Kathleen Rogers
Earth Day Network (EDN) is the largest recruiter to the environmental movement in the world. Over one billion people across 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2015, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
With over 50,000 partners, EDN supports and promotes environmental laws and civic participation to build environmental democracy since the first Earth Day in 1970. This year marks Earth Day’s 45th anniversary.
National Environmental Education Foundation and Samsung Celebrate National Environmental Education Week at Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, New Mexico
Shiprock, N.M., April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Samsung and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) awarded its first-ever Schoolyard STEM Lab to the students and teachers of Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, N.M., today in celebration of the 10th annual National Environmental Education Week – the nation's largest celebration of environmental education.
Make-A-Wish® supporters have donated 11 million airline miles this April as part of the month-long Give Wishes Wings campaign - enough to fill two and a half planes with wish families traveling to their wish destinations. With one week left until World Wish Day on April 29, Make-A-Wish challenges travelers to donate enough miles to fill one more plane and make more travel related wishes come true.
April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, April 15, DIRECTV partnered with C-SPAN to bring the C-SPAN Interactive News Bus to Jordan High School in Watts, CA, which is part of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools network. The high-tech 45-foot bus tours the country sharing the network’s public affairs programming and educational resources with students and teachers.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In response to a series of tornadoes that recently hit Northern Illinois communities, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of FCA US LLC, today announced a $25,000 donation to United Way of Rock River Valley.
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) was recently presented with $295,000 by BJ’s Wholesale Club to support the organization’s mission to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services.
This April, Rebuilding Together Baltimore will provide critical repairs to 20 homes with the help of over 500 volunteers on National Rebuilding Day, April 25. Volunteers will be working in two target neighborhoods- Woodbourne-McCabe and North Point Village.