Earth Day Texas Becomes EARTHx, Announced at Inaugural EARTHxGlobal Gala
Brand evolution reflects global approach of bringing people together from around the world to find solutions for environmental concerns
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EARTHx CEO, Ryan Brown, called it a “new chapter for our organization and a transformation.”
In front of a crowd of 283 guests from around the country and around the world, he went on to explain that hosting the nation’s largest Earth Day celebration had allowed for significant growth and opportunities with national and global partners. The organization set out to create a brand that is more than just an event. EARTHx is a global platform for business, politicians, investors, entrepreneurs and citizens wanting to take part in the growing environmental conversation and movement.
Brown explained it as “the movement the world needs right now, unobstructed by politics and fueled by your desire to make your mark for good.” The effort will include year-round engagement around the world through events, appearances, discussions, and of course a strong online presence focused on providing unbiased information to help individuals, corporations, and politicians make better, more informed decisions.
The politics of Earth Day and environmental issues have become central to this 47 year old tradition. Trammell S. Crow, founder of Earth Day Texas and a well-known Republican, has lead this initiative and passionately encouraged non-partisan interest in the future of our planet.
The event hosted in partnership with Global Green was the perfect backdrop for this announcement complete with a 300-pound globe cake. Several Global Impact Awards were given. Honorees included: Captain Paul Watson, CEO of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, oceanographer and author Dr. Sylvia Earle, The World Bank Connect4Climate Program and the Center for Environmental Health.
To view the unveiling video of EARTHx visit the EARTHx YouTube page here.
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As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on environmental education and awareness, EARTHx, formerly known as Earth Day Texas (EDTx) has created the world’s largest annual forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, innovations, policies and corporate practices that are reshaping the future. Founded in 2011 by Dallas-based environmentalist, philanthropist and businessman Trammell S. Crow, EARTHx promotes environmental awareness by curating an atmosphere for conscious business, nonpartisan collaboration and community-driven sustainable solutions. Attendees can also enjoy outdoor experiences, live music, environmentally-themed films and art exhibits, beer and food pavilions, family activities and more. Last year’s EDTx’s exposition at Fair Park showcased more than 800 exhibitors and 250 speakers, with more than 130,000 attendees enjoying the free, three-day event. For more information, visit http://www.earthdaytx.org.