Creeping Corporatization Of National Parks — Summit Promoting a Billion Dollar Private Endowment for Parks

Source: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Press Release, January 24, 2012

As the National Park System prepares for its centennial in 2016 it is turning toward corporate funding for support, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). A core strategy announced by National Park Service (NPS) leaders in August 2011 is creating a billion dollar corporate-financed endowment outside the federal appropriation process.
See also:
See how corporate contributions confer access and influence
Look at the Coca Cola Proud Partner agreement
Revisit Coke role in blocking plastic bottle ban
View Coke sponsorship of the summit
Examine the NPS Call to Action (Step # 29)

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