2014年6月4日

阿拉斯加EKLUTNA-富国银行& Company 纽约证交所代码:WFC)正在向Eklutna原生村庄附近的143英亩土地捐赠给自然保护基金会,以进行永久的土地和栖息地保护。该物业位于安克雷奇(Anchorage)东北约25英里处,位于阿拉斯加土著人民居住了数千年的Dena’ina Athabascan国家的心脏地带。 

捐赠仪式将于6月8日下午2:30举行。在此期间 埃克卢特纳(Eklutna)原住民村庄每两年举行一次的Dena’ina Potlatch庆祝活动 在Eklutna。锅戏也开始了 美洲印第安人国民议会年中会议 定于6月8日至11日在安克雷奇(Anchorage)举行。 

“We hope families in Eklutna, all Dena’ina people, and all 阿拉斯加州ns enjoy this beautiful land for generations to come,” said Joe Everhart, 富国银行Alaska regional president. “This donation is being made to honor the Dena’ina people by returning land that has immeasurable cultural and spiritual value. This donation aligns with Wells Fargo’s goals to be good stewards of the environment and support local communities. We are proud to work with 的 保护 Fund and Eklutna,Inc. to protect this land.”

“当我们从乔那里得到消息时,我们感到非常激动和激动,以至于这条消息花了几天的时间,”柯蒂斯·麦昆说, Eklutna,Inc. CEO. “We are grateful for the vision and respect shown by 富国银行toward the Dena’ina people.”

“This land is the centerpiece of an ongoing effort to protect and restore the lands and waters of great cultural and environmental value to the Eklutna people,” said 拉里·塞尔泽(Larry Selzer), president of 的 保护 Fund. “We are pleased to work with 富国银行and Eklutna,Inc., and we applaud the corporate leadership and community appreciation for this wonderful and important conservation accomplishment.”

对于拥有传统半地下住宅的Dena'ina民族而言,这片土地具有文化和历史意义(尼希卡 在Dena’ina Athabascan中),并在该物业上标识了存储缓存。它们是安克雷奇市内仅有的几处未被破坏的德纳纳居民区。该地区仍然是进行狩猎,钓鱼和采摘浆果等传统维生活动的场所。该物业上的山丘也被视为神圣的土地,祖先的骨灰散布在此,而土地上独特的花岗岩地层则是当地村庄名字的灵感来源。

On June 4, 富国银行announced that 54 environmental nonprofits were awarded grants totaling $3 million from the 2014 富国银行Environmental Solutions for Communities grant program. 的 grants include a total of $125,000 awarded in 阿拉斯加州 to the Anchorage Parks Foundation Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) program, the 阿拉斯加州 Zoo for its polar bear exhibit, and 阿拉斯加州 Pacific University’s Spring Creek Farm in Palmer. 的 philanthropic grants support projects focused on land and water conservation, energy efficiency, infrastructure, and educational outreach in communities where our customers and team members live and work. This grant program began in 2012 as part of Wells Fargo’s commitment to provide $100 million to environmentally-focused nonprofits and universities by 2020.

About 的 保护 Fund
在保护基金会,  我们为美国开展保护工作。通过创建具有环境和经济意义的解决方案,我们正在重新定义保护措施,以证明其在我们未来繁荣中的重要作用。自1985年以来,我们在所有50个州中一直以效率和效益排名第一。保护了超过750万英亩的土地。

关于富国银行
富国银行has 850 team members in 阿拉斯加州 who serve customers through a network of 57 banking, mortgage and investment offices, and 115 ATMs, in 28 communities.

富国银行& Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.5 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, 富国银行provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, 富国银行serves one in three households in the United States. 富国银行& Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. 富国银行perspectives and stories are also available at blogs.wellsfargo.com and at wellsfargo.com/stories.

2013年,公司向18,500个公益组织投资了2.755亿美元的赠款,团队成员在全国范围内贡献了超过169万小时的志愿者时间。

A leader in reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions and operating sustainably, 富国银行has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Center for Corporate 气候 Leadership, the Carbon Disclosure Project and the U.S. Green Building Council. Since 2005, 富国银行has provided more than $28 billion in environmental finance, supporting sustainable buildings and renewable energy projects nationwide. This includes investments in more than 300 solar projects and 47 wind projects that generate enough clean renewable energy to power hundreds of thousands of American homes each year. For more information, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr and the 富国银行环境论坛.

新闻发布联系人
安·西蒙内利 |保护基金| 703-908-5809 | [email protected]
戴维·肯尼迪 | 富国银行阿拉斯加| 907-265-2184 | [email protected]