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Walt Disney releases second Corporate Citizenship Report

15/04/2011

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The Walt Disney Company has released its second Corporate Citizenship Report, http://corporate.disney.go.com/citizenship2010/, detailing Disney’s progress on environmental and social impacts. The report includes the Company’s first set of comprehensive citizenship commitments and goals, aligned around three core principles:
  • Act and create in an ethical manner and consider the consequences of the Company’s decisions
  • Champion the happiness and well-being of kids, parents and families in the Company’s endeavors
  • Inspire kids, parents, employees, and communities to make a lasting, positive change in the world
Highlights of the 2010 Report include:
  • Announcement of a comprehensive set of commitments and metrics that address Disney’s worldwide business impacts and opportunities.
  • Global expansion of programs aimed at inspiring kids, parents, and communities to make a difference in the world.
  • Investment of $15.5 million in carbon offset projects around the world as part of Disney’s Climate Solutions Fund, the Company’s internal carbon pricing program.
  • Release of Disney’s Human Rights Policy Statement, with the aim of more clearly articulating the Company’s commitment to respecting human rights.
  • Detailed data and progress updates on Disney’s supply chain and environmental footprint.
  • Corporate charitable contributions of $198 million, and more than 548,000 hours of VoluntEAR service contributed by Disney employees.
The report follows the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

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 with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of over $38 billion in its last fiscal year.

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