The Walt Disney Company seeks to act responsibly as a global citizen and an environmental steward. In doing so, the company is committed to using resources wisely and protecting the planet as we operate and grow our business. Disney also strives to immerse kids and families in the magic of the natural world to help develop lifelong conservation values through entertaining and engaging experiences.

Specifically, The Walt Disney Company aims to attain a “zero” state of net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and waste, and to conserve water resources. The company seeks to identify, measure and understand the direct and indirect impact of its operations and develop innovative and realistic solutions for mitigating those impacts. It also complies with, and in many cases exceeds, local environmental laws and regulations.

Finally, the company is committed to accountability by regularly reporting its progress in implementing the policies and achieving the targets that it has established.

Corporate Environmental Policy

Corporate Environmental Policy

Disney's environmental policy consists of the following focus areas:

Energy Conservation and Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

Improve electricity and fuel efficiencies in existing operations. Invest in new technologies and systems that enhance energy conservation and reduce emissions. Include energy management as an integral part of planning for future projects to reduce the consumption of energy. Reduce GHG emissions by identifying the sources and implementing solutions, including source elimination, efficiency improvement, minimizing transportation and other fuels, and increasing the use of clean fuels. Examine the supply chain to achieve improvement.

Waste Minimization

Minimize waste in our operations and business activities. Dispose of waste conscientiously and creatively by making "reduce/reuse/recycle" the standard operating procedure. Incorporate waste reduction into the design of products, programs and facilities; reduce waste through innovative product development, supply chain management, and end-of-life recycling.

Water Conservation

Improve water use efficiencies in existing operations. Invest in new technologies and systems that enhance water conservation. Develop water conservation plans and consider water use as an integral part of planning for future projects.

Ecosystem Conservation

Promote wildlife and habitat conservation through cooperative efforts with the scientific and academic communities and organizations committed to preserving the Earth's biodiversity and ecosystem functions. Effectively plan and manage conservation lands for the preservation of native plant and animal species. Integrate natural resource conservation in future planning, development and operations activities.

Inspire Action

Engage and inspire Cast Members, Guests, interested parties and business associates to make a positive impact on the environment. Integrate environmental messaging into products, guest experiences and media platforms worldwide.