2016 Earth Day 50 Challenge Report
On Earth Day 2016, a diverse group of over 100 corporate, environmental, academic, and philanthropic leaders gathered in Dallas, Texas, to launch an unprecedented collaboration. The Earth Day 50 Challenge unites leaders of America’s most influential companies and most dedicated NGOs. Their shared goal: Reverse decades of damage to the world’s oceans, forests, and climate, and show measurable progress by April 2020 – the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Future 500 in partnership with Earth Day Texas has released their official report on the accomplishments from the 2016 inaugural convening. The report features a detailed breakdown of systemic solutions to address the root causes of ocean, forest, and climate degradation. Learn what our participants identified as key efforts to reverse ecosystem decline through forestry and fishery protection, ocean and forest restoration, and carbon pricing.