The American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Earth Day Network (EDN) signed a three-year Chemistry Enterprise Partnership (CEP) on July 31, 2019. The alliance agreement recognizes shared goals and objectives on topics such as conservation, protection, support of nature and natural resources, as well as combating climate change. The agreement also focuses on the alignment of activities for Earth Day's 50th Anniversary and Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) 2020.
Elements of the ACS/EDN Partnership Include:
- Programming through outreach activities, community service events, and engagement in public policy advocacy.
- Content develpment for media and activities/programs.
- The creation of a community through marketing and outreach of each other's acitivities/events.
About the Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 75,000 partners in over 190 countries to drive positive action for our planet.
With its partner organizations, EDN provides civic engagement opportunities at the local, state, national and global levels around the world. Recognizing that climate change impacts vulnerable and marginalized communities first and most severely, EDN often works with low-income communities to bring their voices and issues into the movement.