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Disney Announces Its New 2030 Environment Goals


The environment related policies at Disney are built upon “a set of guiding principles”.

Dailycsr.com – 26 January 2021 – On December 18, 2021, the Walt Disney Company made an announcement to reveal its “new set of environmental goals for 2030”. These goals target in “five main areas”, namely “Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water, Waste, Materials and Sustainable Design”.
While, the C.E.O of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek said:
“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. 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.”
The environment related policies at Disney are built upon “a set of guiding principles” which caters to its “long-term environmental strategy” as well as daily “decision-making” process highlighting its leadership, employees and members from the global community. Environmental sustainability has a scientific base, while assessing the operation level of the company can give a concrete figure to the company’s “most significant impact on the environment”. Besides, it will also indicate the areas where the impact can be mitigated “most effectively”.
Here are the “2030 environmental goals” of Disney as mentioned by the company’s press release:
  • “achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions for direct operations;
  • “purchasing or producing 100% zero carbon electricity for all direct operations;
  • “collaborating with industry groups and investing in low carbon fuel innovation;
  • “investing in natural climate solutions;
  • “implementing site-specific watershed stewardship strategies at high-impact sites;
  • “serving 100% environmentally responsible seafood at U.S. parks and resorts;
  • “working to achieve zero waste to landfill for Disney’s wholly owned and operated parks and resorts;
  • “new construction projects to be designed to near net zero, minimize water consumption and support zero waste operations;
  • “ensure all paper, wood and palm oil used in Disney-branded packaging and products is from certified sustainable sources;
  • “ensure all branded product textiles contain recycled or certified sustainably sourced content, or are made from lower impact alternatives; and
  • “reduce the Company’s plastics footprint across all businesses”.
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