Turning off the Lights for Earth Hour

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Turning off the Lights for Earth Hour

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 5:30pm

CAMPAIGN: The World: Symantec's Environmental Performance

CONTENT: Blog

This month, Symantec is celebrating Earth Day by exploring our commitment to environmental responsibility. We've explored Symantec's commitment to LEED certification previously, and today we hear from Debra McLaughlin, Symantec's stakeholder engagement program manager, on Symantec's Earth Hour participation.

“Demand on natural resources has doubled since 1966 and we currently use the equivalent of 1.5 planets to support our activities.” WWF 2012 Living Planet Report  

 

Every year, hundreds of millions of people, in over 7,000 cities and towns across 152 countries and territories, turn off their lights for one hour in honor of Earth Hour, the single largest symbolic mass participation event in the world. Earth Hour, created by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), brings awareness to the issue of climate change and the need to protect precious environmental resources.

Symantec Green Teams and employees across our global community participate in Earth Hour each year. This year, we had formal participation from eight of Symantec’s Green Teams, including... read more on Symantec's Corporate Responsibility in Action blog.

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CAMPAIGN: The World: Symantec's Environmental Performance

CONTENT: Blog

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