November 23, 2021 (TORONTO, ON) – Today, WWF-Canada announced its inaugural list of seven grant recipients of the Nature and Climate Grant Program, presented in partnership with Aviva Canada. The seven groups will be restoring over 100 hectares of habitats to support wildlife and absorb carbon. To read the full press release, click here. Jason Storah, CEO of Aviva Canada had this to say about the announcement:
“We are pleased to be the presenting partner in the Nature and Climate Grant Program and make meaningful change in communities across Canada. Climate change and biodiversity loss are closely linked together and success in one fundamentally depends on success in the other. Our action to tackle biodiversity loss goes hand in hand with our Aviva Sustainability Ambition, including our 2040 net-zero plan.”
About Aviva Canada
Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country, providing home, automobile, lifestyle and business insurance to 2.4 million customers. A subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for our people, our customers, our communities and our planet. Launched in 2019, Aviva Canada is investing in safer communities through Aviva Take Back Our Roads, which uses data driven solutions and strategic collaborations to make safer roads a reality for all. In 2021, we announced our plan to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040, the most demanding target of any major insurance company in the world.