National Forest Foundation to Host Live Leadership Discussion in New York City

August 26, 2021

September 9th Event to Illuminate the Vital Role Forests Play in Carbon Sequestration

Missoula, MT (August 26, 2021) — The National Forest Foundation (NFF), a congressionally-chartered nonprofit, will be hosting Our Forests, Our Future, a live panel discussion with corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) leaders Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at The Union League Club in New York. Our Forests, Our Future begins an urgent conversation about how our National Forests and public lands are critical for addressing climate change.

The panel will be moderated by veteran news correspondent and ABC anchor, Bob Woodruff. Guest speakers will include Karen Fang, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Bank of America; Jose Minaya, Chief Executive Officer, Nuveen; and Lila Preston, Partner and Head of Growth Equity, Generation Investment Management. The panelists will discuss highlights from their businesses’ ESG strategies and examine the relationship between forests and carbon.

To learn more and register for the event please visit nationalforests.org/get-involved/events/our-forests-our-future.


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About the National Forest Foundation

The National Forest Foundation works on behalf of the American public to inspire personal and meaningful connections to our National Forests. By directly engaging Americans and leveraging private and public funding, the NFF leads forest conservation efforts and promotes responsible recreation. Each year the NFF restores fish and wildlife habitat, facilitates common ground, plants trees in areas affected by fires, insects and disease, and improves recreational opportunities. The NFF believes our National Forests and all they offer are an American treasure and are vital to the health of our communities. Learn more at nationalforests.org.