Back in April I wrote about Disney’s Animal Programs important work on Elephant vasectomies as part of my coverage of the 10th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney has recently announced that the team from Disney’s Animal Programs will be leading an international coalition of… Read More »Disney’s Animal Programs improves Elephant Population Control
The NY Times visits with WALL-E Director Andrew Stanton. In it Stanton denies that he created WALL-E as an allegory for our abuse of the planet. “I was writing this thing so long ago, how could I have known what’s going on now?” he said.… Read More »Stanton denies WALL-E is an environmental allegory
CNET is reporting that Disney has bought “Ideal Bite”, a ‘green’ focused e-newsletter. The price was about $15 million, PaidContent reported. That’s a lot smaller than Club Penguin, which Disney acquired for $350 million last year. Ideal Bite is small even as far as e-mail… Read More »Disney gets Green, buys Ideal Bite
The 23 resorts of Walt Disney World, and Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, now stand united as ‘Green’ certified under the Florida Green Lodging Program. Disney’s BoardWalk Inn was the first hotel in Florida to receive the state’s Green Lodging designation in 2004. Since then, the other 22 hotels have also received the designation, culminating with Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort in April 2008.
“Disney’s commitment to conservation began with Walt Disney himself more than 50 years ago,” said Jerry Montgomery, senior vice president of Conservation & Environmental Sustainability for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. “Our participation in Florida’s Green Lodging Program demonstrates our company’s continued dedication to resource conservation which translates into sound business practices and positive experiences for our guests.”
For more information about the Florida Green Lodging Program, visit www.dep.state.fl.us/greenlodging. The Full Press Release is below the cut.
Earlier today I had the privilege of meeting many of the management from Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Animal Programs. It’s amazing how much stuff is going on there that we in Disney fandom, let alone the general public, just don’t hear about. But more on that… Read More »Walt Disney’s “not so secret” secret green messages