To say 2020 was an unusual year for companies around the globe is an understatement of all understatements. As you would expect, the Walt Disney Company was impacted by the pandemic in a number of ways including severe changes to the parks and movies divisions.… Read More »Disney shares 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts
Even as Disneyland Paris is temporarily closed due to the global health emergency, it is reaffirming its commitment to strong environmental stewardship as people everywhere celebrate Earth Day. The company released an action plan with six areas of focus for the Disneyland Paris resort over… Read More »Disneyland Paris recommits to environmental stewardship on Earth Day
from Instagrama: While traveling through airports this summer, I spotted this fabulous drink fountain with a water bottle refill station and wondered, why the heck hasn’t Disney installed these things everywhere? I’m always refilling my water bottle at fountains, which is not optimal (just try… Read More »Instapic: #BringToDisney
The Walt Disney Company’s commitment to the planet dates all the way back to Walt Disney and his passion for nature that manifested itself in the “True-Life Adventures” documentaries. He used them to grow his life-action division while entertaining and informing the public about the… Read More »10 things you can do to help save the environment on your next Walt Disney World trip
The out of date and infrequently open House of Innoventions inside EPCOT’s Innoventions exhibit hall is due to receive an extreme makeover and a new set of sponsors. The new version will have a more eco-friendly bent with a focus on helping homeowners reduce their… Read More »EPCOT’s House of Innovention to get new Sponsor, Green Message
As Disney Cruise Lines is the owner of it’s own island in the Bahamas, it’s great to see how they are working on integrating some Environmentality into that community. More than 150 Bahamian children recently participated in a summer camp sponsored in part by Disney… Read More »Disney Cruise Line Sponsors Environmental Summer Camp in Bahamas
Had two relatively brief trips to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this last week. The park appears to be in a stable mode right now. A few small changes here and there, like the meet and great that replaced the smoking zone, but over all the park has settled into a good rhythm.
It still needs more attractions (rides, shows, and/or parades) to help extend it into a full day park (with a 6pm closing on a Saturday, even Disney doesn’t expect guests to stick around). Much has been planned, but as far as I know, nothing is green lit for construction right now.
Labor cutbacks have taken the shine off some of the parks previously polished edges. There is more trash on the ground, fewer costumed cast members around in stores, and more management types out in the park (which is a good thing if you ask me).
I did not see new park Vice President Kevin Lansberry, but I did get a chance to explore the park and the stores. So here’s a quick update below the cut:
Beginning tomorrow the Walt Disney Company will launch “Disney’s Friends fro Change: Planet Green” a new multiplatform environmental initiative across the Disney Channel, Disney XD, Radio Disney and Disney.com featuring a star-studded lineup of Disney’s young talent pledging environmental stewardship and encouraging other kids to… Read More »Disney Urges Kids to Make Green Choices