VANCOUVER, Oct. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - TD Bank Group is celebrating the
opening of the new TD Environmental Trail at TELUS World of Science,
which officially opened today in Vancouver.
The trail, located around the perimeter of TELUS World of Science,
features environmental exhibits free to the public and an interactive
scavenger hunt. It will embark Vancouverites on a sustainability
journey, engaging them in environmental education and inspiring future
leadership in the province, by addressing local issues in
transportation, food, water and waste. The TD Environmental Trail was
made possible by the support of TD, which donated $500,000 to build the
trail and spread awareness around environmental sustainability in
"We are thrilled to support Science World with the TD Environmental
Trail as it not only emphasizes our ongoing commitment to environmental
initiatives, but also provides education to young Canadians," says
Mauro Manzi, Senior Vice President of Pacific Region at TD Bank Group.
"In an era where more and more children are disconnected from nature,
TD recognizes the importance of making real investments in
environmental education and outdoor learning."
Dedicated to science and technology leadership, Science World British
Columbia has identified environmental sustainability and conservation
as two key concerns for the organization going forward. Supporting the
construction of the trail was a natural fit for TD, as it recognizes
the importance of educating British Columbians in collective
"We have a profound commitment to hands-on science and education and
through the creation of the TD Environmental Trail we can demonstrate
our continuous dedication to inspire and engage children and their
families through thought-provoking environmental initiatives," says
Bryan Tisdall, President and CEO of Science World British Columbia.
"We're grateful to TD for this generous donation and are excited by the
potential of inspiring positive environmental action in young people."
TD Community Giving
TD Bank Group invests in communities to make a positive impact where it
does business and where our customers, clients and employees live and
work. In 2012, TD Bank Group donated over $65 million to support
community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United
Kingdom. In Canada, we focus on Education and Financial Literacy,
Creating Opportunities for Young People, and the Environment. For more
information, visit www.td.com/corporateresponsibility.
About Science World British Columbia
Science World British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization that
engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and
technology leadership in the province. As a leader in informal science
education, the organization has an extensive province-wide outreach
program and has developed and hosted many international exhibitions.
SOURCE: TD Bank Group
For further information:
TD Bank Group
Science World British Columbia