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Local companies donate over $200,000 to The Nature Conservancy

By Staff | Aug 3, 2017

HONOLULU – The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii’s Corporate Council for the Environment raised over $200,000 for local conservation in fiscal year 2017.

The Corporate Council for the Environment is a group of local business leaders who recognize the vital link between Hawaii’s environment and its economy. Since its launch in 1987, the council has raised over $4 million to protect Hawaii’s natural resources.

Corporate Visionary supporters with donations of $25,000 or more are Alaska Airlines, Moana ‘Ohana, and Skyline Eco-Adventures.

Executive Leadership Circle supporters with donations of $10,000 or more are ABC Stores, Alexander & Baldwin, Hawaiian Electric Industries, The Shidler Family Foundation, and William Yeoward Crystal.

Since 1980, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 200,000 acres of natural lands in Hawaii and works with other public and private landowners to protect the islands’ key watersheds. The conservancy manages a statewide network of 14 preserves and works in 20 coastal communities to protect the near-shore waters of the main Hawaiian Islands.