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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.

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Disney Recognized for Supplier Diversity Efforts
Disney Recognized for Supplier Diversity Efforts

4 years ago - Disney’s commitment to supplier diversity helps teams find innovative, cost-effective and high-quality solutions that help its businesses achieve business goals. As part of the Sourcing and Procurement organization, the Supplier Diversity team promotes equitable inclusion for minority, women, veteran and LGBT suppliers in the Company’s supply chain. The Asian Business Association creates opportunities and provides education and training for its members, who are business owners from across the Asian American community.

Disney Commits $1.5 Million to Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Disney Commits $1.5 Million to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

4 years ago - The Walt Disney Company has announced a $1.5 million commitment to continue its scholarship program with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). The Walt Disney Company-HSF Scholarship Fund, established in 2014 with a $1 million grant from Disney, is part of the Company’s longstanding efforts to support students from diverse backgrounds as they pursue their educational goals and dreams. In addition to support for students, Disney’s collaboration with HSF includes programs such as the Media and Entertainment Summit, to be held in November 2017, which brings together HSF scholars interested in the media and entertainment business and industry professionals.

Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey
Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey

4 years ago - Hurricane Harvey, the strongest storm to hit Texas and Louisiana in decades, has left a wake of destruction in its path. More than 30,000 people have been driven into shelters and the storm’s aftermath has left behind some estimated tens of billions of dollars in damage. Though the storm has now been downgraded to tropical storm status, the danger is far from over if forecasts predicting the storm to move towards the Gulf of Mexico, where it will pick up strength before moving back over Texas, prove to be true.

Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards
Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards

4 years ago - Disney's Hour of Code tutorials, created in close collaboration with code.org, aim to inspire children of all ages to learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging way. Since 2014, more than 42 million students in over 180 countries have tried a Disney Hour of Code tutorial. In 2016, Disney and code.org's Moana Hour of Code tutorial was recognized with a Gold Halo Award for Best Education Campaign and a Silver Award in the category of Best Digital Campaign.

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Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign
Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign

4 years ago - A 19-year-old university student who published a children’s coding book to inspire more girls to pursue STEM fields… One of the first indigenous Samburu women elephant keepers in Africa, who works to help elephant orphans return to their natural habitat… An 11-year-old Brazilian girl who aims to become the first female world champion surfer from her native country…

Business Has Much to Do If It Wants to Be a Climate Leader
Business Has Much to Do If It Wants to Be a Climate Leader

4 years ago - If there’s one group that’s basking in the long shadow cast by Donald Trump’s ill-fated decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, it’s business.

Disney Promotes Workplace Equality at London Workshop
Disney Promotes Workplace Equality at London Workshop

4 years ago - The first-ever international Equality Institute promoting LGBT workplace equality in London was held July 6 and led by The Walt Disney Company, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and Sodexo. More than 200 representatives from 100 companies in the U.K. and other countries attended the one-day workshop to learn and share best practices for LGBT workplace equality. Disney hosted the first Equality Institute in 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The London institute marks the first international event.

Consumer Goods Forum Shares Best Practices to Eradicate Forced Labor from Global Supply Chains
Consumer Goods Forum Shares Best Practices to Eradicate Forced Labor from Global Supply Chains

4 years ago - In a bid to eradicate forced labor in global supply chains, a problem that affects 21 million people worldwide, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has released a new report, Business Actions Against Forced Labor, highlighting best practices in tackling the issue.

Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement
Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

4 years ago - While telegraphed for days and choreographed down to the military band playing soft jazz in the background before the announcement, President Trump’s June 01, 2017 declaration that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Agreement still jarred and dismayed.

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CEOs of 30 More Major US Brands Pen Letter to Trump, Urging Adherence to Paris Agreement
CEOs of 30 More Major US Brands Pen Letter to Trump, Urging Adherence to Paris Agreement

4 years ago - Top brands continue to make their voices heard in the days leading up to the G7 Summit in Italy, with the release of yet another letter urging President Trump and the administration to deliver on its climate commitments.

SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

4 years ago - Sustainable Brands Corporate Members Hasbro, Campbell Soup Co, and Cisco Systems have been ranked in the top ten of CR's Best Corporate CItizens List. Other corporate members on the list include Kimberly-Clark, AT&T, PepsiCo, CVS, Disney, 3M, Procter & Gamble, General Motors, Hershey, Target, and Bank of America.

Disney Brings Conservation Efforts in Peru to U.S. Parks and Resorts
Disney Brings Conservation Efforts in Peru to U.S. Parks and Resorts

4 years ago - Since its earliest days, The Walt Disney Company has been committed to protecting the environment and conserving the planet for generations to come. As part of that legacy, Disney has set environmental stewardship targets and is striving toward the goal of attaining a “zero” state of net greenhouse gas emissions.

Disney Thought ‘Outside the Box’ for Its New Moana Doll, Challenges Families to Do the Same
Disney Thought ‘Outside the Box’ for Its New Moana Doll, Challenges Families to Do the Same

5 years ago - Disney is inspiring fans to think outside the toy box and help protect the planet in celebration of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana.” Inspired by the Disney Store’s new Classic Moana doll box, which can be turned into a boat inspired by the character’s journey, the non-profit Destination Imagination launched a photo challenge to encourage children and their parents to create inventions out of recycled materials found in their ho

Disney, Dole Launch Character-Clad Produce to Promote Healthy Eating
Disney, Dole Launch Character-Clad Produce to Promote Healthy Eating

5 years ago - Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and Dole Food Company have announced a co-branded assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables featuring iconic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel characters.

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Disney Buys Up Carbon Credits in Mondulkiri, Cambodia
Disney Buys Up Carbon Credits in Mondulkiri, Cambodia

5 years ago - The Walt Disney Company has purchased $2.6 million in carbon credits in the forests of Mondulkuri province – marking the largest carbon credit sale to date in Cambodia and breathing life into a carbon-trading program many had written off as all but dead. In collaboration with the Cambodian government and brokered by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the US-based media giant will purchase 360,000 tonnes worth of carbon emissions in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in a bid to offset its global carbon footprint.

Disney, Darden, Orlando Magic Among Donors to New City Fund for Shooting Victims, Others
Disney, Darden, Orlando Magic Among Donors to New City Fund for Shooting Victims, Others

5 years ago - A new fundraising effort by the city of Orlando for victims of the terror attack on Pulse nightclub near downtown has already attracted big-name donors like Walt Disney Co. and JetBlue Airways. The city created the new OneOrlando Fund, which will support not only the victims of the mass shooting on June 12 and their families, but also the LGBT community, the Hispanic community and other affected communities, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced on June 14. The fund also will support “underlying causes of this tragic event and other needs we cannot anticipate until we face them,” the release said.

Disney Cruise Line regains A grade for pollution transparency
Disney Cruise Line regains A grade for pollution transparency

5 years ago - Friends of the Earth released the 2016 edition of its Cruise Ship Report Card today, documenting the environmental footprint of the cruise industry and grading 17 cruise lines and their 171 ships. The report card, last released in 2014, shows an ongoing lack of initiative by cruise companies to install technologies that reduce their air and water pollution impact on travel destinations and local peoples. Disney Cruise Line was the sole cruise line this year to earn an “A” for transparency by responding to information requests. Every other line, like the year before, refused to confirm its current environmental technologies, resulting in failing grades for transparency.

Recyclebank Collaborates with Disney to Share the Magic of Conservation
Recyclebank Collaborates with Disney to Share the Magic of Conservation

5 years ago - Recyclebank, the Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) company that helps cities and brands encourage residents and consumers to make more sustainable purchasing and disposal habits, announced today its collaboration with Disney on “The Magic of Conservation.” This campaign hopes to inspire teachable moments with kids and families across the country to encourage recycling behavior through the magic of Disney storytelling and characters. The campaign will feature interactive content to drive engagement, including learning about recycling with Mickey and friends.

Disney, Recyclebank Extol the 'Magic of Conservation' to Encourage Kids to Recycle, Respect Environment
Disney, Recyclebank Extol the 'Magic of Conservation' to Encourage Kids to Recycle, Respect Environment

5 years ago - A new collaboration between Disney and Recyclebank, a Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) company that promotes sustainable behavior change, “hopes to inspire teachable moments with kids and families” across the U.S. and encourage recycling through the magic of Disney storytelling and characters.

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Global Brand Innovation Leaders Gather for Sustainable Brands ’15 London
Global Brand Innovation Leaders Gather for Sustainable Brands ’15 London

6 years ago - Sustainable Brands® pan-European conference SB’15 London begins today at the Beaumont Estate in Windsor. Nearly 400 business executives across diverse industry sectors and from 30+ countries are convening today through November 18th to collaborate and demonstrate how brands are transforming sustainability-led initiatives into profitable business outcomes.

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