Dow Chemical-Nature Conservancy collaboration honored

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 17:00 in Earth & Climate

The Harvard Kennedy School will present the 2013 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership on Monday to the Dow Chemical Co. and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for their groundbreaking collaborative work to incorporate the value of natural resources into the business bottom line. To celebrate the award, leaders of Dow and TNC will take part in a panel discussion at Harvard Kennedy School Monday at 5 p.m. to describe their development of tools and models to integrate the value of forests, watersheds, and biodiversity into more-sustainable business and community decisions. The panel, “Valuing Nature: Saving Ecosystems Is Good Business,” will also detail steps that other corporations and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) can take to protect our natural resources as businesses continue to grow. The award is presented every two years to celebrate an outstanding public-private partnership project that enhances environmental quality through novel and creative approaches. The prize is awarded through the Environment...

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