Friend of the Forest Award Honors Corporations for their Commitment to Sustainability
LINCOLN, Neb., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/— The Arbor Day Foundation announced a call for nominations for their 2020 Arbor Day Awards, honoring businesses, individuals and organizations that have led exemplary tree planting and environmental practices or programs. Nominations will be accepted through December 6, 2019.
TURIN, Italy, June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability consists of concrete gestures and it is for this reason that FPT Industrial, a Brand of CNH Industrial, decided to support Urban Forestry. This is a reforestation project of the Basse di Stura area, in the north of Turin, involves the planting of 1,000 trees of 32 native species typical of the forests and hedges of Piedmont.
Spirit of Arbor Day Award Recognizes Organization for Inspiring Citizens Through its Urban Forest Project
LINCOLN, Neb., May 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Friends of Grand Rapids Parks has been awarded the Foundation's 2019 Spirit of Arbor Day Award. This award recognizes an organization or community that fulfills the Foundation's mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees through programs and activities that have been implemented within the past five years. The award will be presented at a reception in honor of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks on May 20 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown.
Ten million trees planted two years ahead of 2020 goal
STRATHAM, N.H., April 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of Earth Day, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today releases its 2018 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, showing steady progress toward its 2020 sustainability goals in support of three key pillars: better product, a greener world and stronger communities.
SC Johnson to Source 100% of its Natural Raw Materials from Sustainably Managed Forests by 2020
RACINE, Wis., April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Forest protection has been a focus for SC Johnson for generations. Now, the company's Chairman and CEO, Fisk Johnson, is shining a spotlight on the topic in his ongoing effort to raise awareness of global environmental issues like deforestation and ocean plastic.
Trees are not only beautiful to look at; they also serve important purposes in our communities and all over the world. They provide the oxygen we breathe, regulate the temperature of our neighborhoods, provide food and shelter for wildlife and add value to our homes. If you’ve ever wanted to plant trees in your own yard, or if you want to join a community tree planting project, Arbor Day is a great time to get started. National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, this year falling on April 26. There may even be Arbor Day events happening in your community.
Now more than ever, forests matter. We need them. They need us.
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Our forests are a treasured legacy providing the very necessities of life itself — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires.
In 2018, the Foundation planted more than 6.7 million trees in forests through partnerships with the U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and international partners. And the impact is far-reaching.
Thanks to generations past, our forests are our heritage. The conservation of these forests will be our legacy for the future.
Our forests are a treasured legacy providing the very necessities of life itself — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires. We are thankful for our dedicated Foundation members, corporate sponsors, and partners who continue to respond to the need for replanting.