Gifts to support sustainable forest management, restoration and protection while promoting the economic health of underserved communities
Additional Donations Help Access Clean Energy in India
COLUMBUS, Ohio / ACCESSWIRE / Sept. 23, 2022 / Bread Financial™ (NYSE:BFH), an innovative financial services company that provides simple and flexible payment, lending and savings solutions, today announced The Nature Conservancy ( announced a donation to TNC. -Supporting moderate-income communities in the Appalachian Mountains and assisting conservation efforts to sustainably manage, restore and protect forests. Additional donations to The Nature Conservancy India will support efforts to provide access to clean energy.
The recent donation marks the second year in a row that Bread Financial has supported TNC’s mission and efforts to combat climate change through actions to protect the planet and limit the rise in global average temperature. In the Appalachian Mountains, Bled Financial will support his TNC’s investments in natural climate solutions, including efforts to sustainably manage, restore and protect forests and other lands. Meanwhile, in India, the donation will support wind and solar projects that help fill the country with renewable energy. energy goals.
Bread Financial’s sustainability goals are committed to enhancing the economic health of our communities, and are aligned with the reserve’s efforts to create sustainable economic development and jobs. This donation will support the financial health of local communities and those in need by providing sustainable, eco-friendly economic opportunities to the people of the Appalachians.
“Bled Financial recognizes the importance of environmental stewardship and the increasing risks that environmental issues, including climate change, pose to our business, employees, clients, customers and the communities we serve. Actions and investments are being made to protect and sustain our planet while promoting economic health,” said Ralph Andretta, president and CEO of Bread Financial. says so.
Angie Watland, director of the Central Appalachians Program at The Nature Conservancy, said: “The health of our natural areas is inextricably linked to the health and well-being of our communities. We are all united by nature, and conservation must embody that. not.”
Bread Financial’s donations to TNC support multiple programs across the organization, including:
Family Forest Carbon Program. TNC partners with the Forest Foundation of America to make carbon finance available to his 11 million American forest owners for the first time. TNC will work with forest landowners to protect these critical forest habitats on a large scale, while improving the management of private forests for long-term sustainability and promoting the growth of forests through access to markets. Combat climate change by providing revenue and sequestering carbon.
mining the sun. The program is designed to spur economic prosperity in West Virginia. TNC has built a strong network to deploy solar farms on former mining lands, brownfield sites and other industrial sites, and has a roadmap for turning unproductive land into an asset, generating jobs and tax revenue. is created. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect important natural landscapes.
Indigenous Peoples: In Maine and New York, TNC understands the connection between Appalachian land and water as they work with traditional communities to protect land critical to healthy forests in a changing climate. and try to include it.
SiteRight: The SiteRight tool helps you select solar and wind project locations that help meet India’s renewable energy goals while avoiding negative impacts on the environment and people.
Bread Financial is a purpose-driven financial services company that aims to explore and implement sustainable practices through its business and operations. Our commitment to protecting the planet includes measures to send less waste to landfills, foster more sustainable supply chains, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
To learn more about Bread Financial’s commitment to sustainability, visit BreadFinancial.com. For more information about The Nature Conservancy, visit Nature.org.
About Bread Financial
Bread Financial™ (NYSE:BFH) is a technology-enabled financial services company that provides simple and personalized payment, lending and savings solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally-enabled options that deliver ease of use, empowerment, financial flexibility and a superior customer experience. Powered by a digital-first approach, data insights, and white-label technology, Bread Financial partners with its comprehensive suite of products, including private- and co-branded credit cards, installment loans, and buy now, pay later. (BNPL). Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer solutions that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded Bread Cashback™ American Express® credit card and Bread Savings™ products.
Bread Financial, formerly Alliance Data, is an S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and committed to sustainable business practices underpinned by more than 6,000 global associates. For more information about Bread Financial, visit BreadFinancial.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to protecting the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, protecting land, water and oceans on an unprecedented scale, providing sustainable food and water, and helping cities become more sustainable. It operates in 79 countries and territories and adopts a collaborative approach that works with local communities, governments, the private sector and other partners.
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