Arbor Day Foundation

Recognizing Exelon for Their Energy-Saving Trees Program

Congratulations to Exelon for being named a 2020 Top Project of the Year by Environmental+Energy Leader
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We work with utility companies and communities across the country to distribute trees to homeowners to help lower energy use. The companies we work with are committed to preserving the environment and improving their communities. Being named as the Environmental+Energy Leader Project of the year is a rewarding validation of Exelon’s 9-year commitment to social responsibility and the communities it serves. The award recognizes top products and projects based on their success in providing significant sustainability and energy management results.

Procter & Gamble Amplifies Commitment to Protect the Planet by Joining the Arbor Day Foundation's Evergreen Alliance

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LINCOLN, Neb., July 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Procter and Gamble, one of the nation’s leading consumer goods companies, has amplified its commitment to tree planting by joining the Arbor Day Foundation’s Evergreen Alliance. The newest member of the Evergreen Alliance, Procter and Gamble joins 17 additional world-class companies in driving action and awareness around tree planting as a critical tool to solve society’s most pressing issues.

Arbor Day Foundation Appoints Ernesto Herrera, Mark Johnson, and Denise Naguib to Serve on Board of Trustees

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LINCOLN, Neb., July 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today announced three new members appointed to its Board of Trustees, including: Ernesto Herrera Guerra, Managing Director for Reforestamos México and President of the Mesoamerican Committee; Mark Johnson, CEO, Concord Servicing; and Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity for Marriott International.

Arbor Day Foundation Joins Forces With International Paper and L'Oreal USA to Restore Critical Monarch Butterfly Habitats

Partnership will support reforestation in Estado de México, Mexico, the wintertime habitat for pollinating butterfly
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LINCOLN, Neb., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alongside key corporate partners International Paper and L’Oreal USA, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced a partnership with the Land Life Company to support reforestation efforts for critical Monarch butterfly habitats in Estado de México, Mexico. This partnership will support efforts to replant and restore degraded areas of the “Zona Nucleo,” the breeding ground for the Monarch, beginning June 2020.

Restoring Critical Monarch Butterfly Habitat in Mexico

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Each year, millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to Estado de México, Mexico to spend the winter among the Oyamel trees, fir trees that protect the butterflies from seasonal rain and cold. However, areas of the “Zona Nucleo,” the breeding ground for the Monarch, require restoration due to illegal logging and wildfires. By teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation, both International Paper and L’Oréal are supporting a new partnership between Arbor Day and the Land Life Company to make a difference in this critical ecosystem.

Why We Need Green Space Now More Than Ever

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Over the past few months, we have learned to change our routines and adapt to new norms as we come to terms with a new reality. This extended time inside our homes has brought about some positive side effects, including recognizing many things we've taken for granted, like spending time outdoors.

Arbor Day Foundation and Bank of America Drive Local Climate Resiliency Initiatives

Community Resiliency Grant Program Promotes Equity and Sustainable Cities With Tree Planting in High-Need Urban Communities
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LINCOLN, Neb., June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America is expanding its commitment to the Arbor Day Foundation through a second $250,000 grant to support efforts in four U.S. cities to increase the number of trees planted in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Cities will receive funding from the Community Resiliency Grant program and recipients include local nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies. This grant will support the following cities:

Arbor Day Foundation Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of the Evergreen Alliance

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It has now been one year since we launched the Time for Trees initiative, as well as our Evergreen Alliance, a select group of Arbor Day Foundation partners and collaborators. The Evergreen Alliance members are committed to advancing trees and forests as natural solutions for corporate sustainability and citizenship goals. This community of leaders drives innovation, discovery, and action in our work to plant trees, engage tree planters, and elevate awareness of the value of natural and community forests.

Alliant Energy Earns Tree Line USA Recognition from Arbor Day Foundation

Part of continued commitment to proper tree-care practices that benefit customers
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Alliant Energy a 2020 Tree Line USA award recipient in honor of its commitment to protecting and enhancing urban trees. This is the 22nd year Alliant Energy has received distinction from Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters that recognizes utilities for their efforts.

Crowd Cow Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations through Partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation

Crowd Cow will use verified carbon credits to offset emissions associated with all orders, from field to doorstep
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new partnership between Crowd Cow and the Arbor Day Foundation will offset the carbon impact of all Crowd Cow orders. Crowd Cow, the first company to directly connect customers with independent farmers selling pasture-raised meat, will contribute to the Foundation’s verified carbon credit projects in the Mississippi River Valley and Peru. The startup has committed to offsetting all carbon associated with their products, from methane released by animals to trucks delivering products to customers’ doorsteps. 

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