Plant a Tree, Leave a Legacy

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TXU Energy is changing the way we impact the environment, the community and you – from the ground up!

We take our commitment to you and the communities we serve seriously, and one significant way we demonstrate this is by providing trees to neighborhood associations, schools, nonprofit organizations and municipalities – all to impact the quality of life today and make a sustainable difference for tomorrow.

Through our Committed to Community Growth program, TXU Energy works with long-time community partner, Texas Trees Foundation, to create healthy communities through tree planting.  Together we grow and maintain the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm and Education Center, the largest nonprofit urban tree farm in the nation.

“TXU Energy is our longest and strongest corporate partner,” says Janette Monear, Executive Director of the Texas Trees Foundation.  “Together we’re growing communities by investing in our environment to make a lasting impact for generations to come.  TXU Energy has been an outstanding leader in environmental stewardship, and we value their partnership.”

Providing quality trees and planting the right tree in the right place increases the return on the investment we make in the future of our children, our community and you.

Since 2002, volunteers from TXU Energy and other community organizations have donated and planted more than 170,000 trees across Texas.  Every spring, hundreds of volunteers, including TXU Energy CEO Jim Burke, employees and community groups make time to plant thousands of seedlings at the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm.  At TXU Energy’s annual tree planting this spring, more than 500 people volunteered, and together we planted over 2,000 trees.

By planting a tree, we’re putting down roots that help communities become more sustainable.  We’re leaving a legacy for future generations while creating healthy and beautiful communities that make a difference today.  In fact, TXU Energy is a sponsor of Tree North Texas, the regional urban forestry initiative for North Texas that will be the largest tree planting initiative in the nation, with a plan to plant three million trees in North Texas during the next 10 years.

We celebrate the importance of trees in building healthy communities and have made an ongoing commitment to positively impact public areas across Texas in need of improvement and beautification.

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