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Television for the Environment Announced as Partner for Earth Day 50

Television for the Environment (tve) Announced as Partner for Earth Day 50th Anniversary

Wave of Global Engagement Building for Landmark Earth Day 2020

November 1, 2019, Washington DC/London—Earth Day Network, which coordinates the annual Earth Day, is today delighted to announce that tve has become a key partner for 2020. tve, who help build a better future for people and planet through the power of storytelling and film, joins thousands of other groups and entities world-wide dedicated to make stepped-up environmental action a corner stone in this crucial year. Earth Day 2020 comes 50 years after the first Earth Day which, in 1970, mobilized over 20 million citizens to demand action on the environmental challenges of our time. Today Earth Day is observed in around 190 countries and mobilizes one billion people and close to 100,000 organizations. The overarching theme for Earth Day 2020, 22 April, is action on climate change. Nicole Itano, tve Executive Director, said: “The crisis facing our planet is the most important story of our time. Earth Day is a fantastic initiative because it engages millions around the world not just with the magnitude of what we are doing to the place we call home, but also with what we can do about it.” Note to Editors About Earth Day Network Earth Day Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with close to 100,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Earth Day Network works through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.  For more information, visit About tve (Television for the Environment) tve works with filmmakers and partners worldwide to make and distribute films that put the environment and sustainability on the global agenda. tve films are broadcast to viewers around the world, screened to audiences ranging from policymakers to rickshaw drivers, and viewed online worldwide. Our films inspire change. For More Information Please Contact– Nick Nuttall, Strategic Communications Director/Deputy Spokesperson, Earth Day Network on e-mail: [email protected] Or write to [email protected] For more information about Television for the Environment (tve), please contact – Nicole Itano, tve’s executive director on email: [email protected]