12/21/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/21/2020 16:12
BURBANK, Calif., December 18, 2020 - The Walt Disney Company today announced a new set of environmental goals for 2030 focused on five main areas: Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water, Waste, Materials and Sustainable Design.
'Disney has shown a strong commitment to the environment throughout its history and we're excited to continue building on that legacy with new, ambitious environmental goals for 2030,' said Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. 'These goals focus on key areas of our business where we believe we can have a significant, lasting impact and make a positive difference in protecting our planet.'
Disney's environmental policies are based on a set of guiding principles intended to drive the Company's long-term environmental strategy and the everyday decision-making of its leadership, cast members and employees around the world. The approach to environmental sustainability is grounded in science and an assessment of where the Company's operations have the most significant impact on the environment, as well as the areas where it can most effectively mitigate that impact.
The 2030 environmental goals outlined in the report include:
For additional details, please visit: www.thewaltdisneycompany.com/environment
About The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes Parks, Experiences and Products; Media & Entertainment Distribution; and three content groups-Studios, General Entertainment and Sports-focused on developing and producing content for DTC, theatrical and linear platforms. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of $65.4 billion in its Fiscal Year 2020.