News for 2012
The fifth annual Tiffany Foundation Awards were presented to two organizations in Japan on October 4, 2012: Yamamoto Noh Theater from Osaka City, Osaka and Wajima Dozo Culture Renovation Center from Wajima City, Ishikawa.
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The Tiffany & Co. Foundation awarded a grant to Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for the creation of the Battery East Vista, a new overlook along San Francisco’s Presidio.
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One of the High Line’s most recognizable features was named the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook in honor of the Foundation’s long-term leading support of this unique New York City park.
Photo Credit: Iwan Baan ©
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Top government officials addressed the largest international urban parks convening to date, Greater & Greener: Re-imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities, held in New York from July 14-17, 2012.
 
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Tiffany & Co. Foundation announced that they have each awarded a $1 million grant to the City Parks Foundation to launch the New York City Natural Areas Conservancy.
 
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation approved a grant to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam for the creation of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, dedicated to the exquisite jewellery collection of the museum, which plans to reopen in spring of 2013.
 
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation is proud to join an esteemed group of marine conservation funders as a partner in the Pew Environment Group’s Global Ocean Legacy project.
Photo credit: Lucy Trippett ©
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The Development Diamond Standards™ (DDS) project is a collaborative effort with support from civil society organizations, government and industry. It will help ensure that over 1.5 million artisanal and small-scale diamond miners become part of broader efforts to promote responsible business practices.
 
The beautifully restored Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens reopened this April to the delight of Londoners and visitors alike.
Photo credit: © Royal Parks Foundation 2012
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The proposed Pebble Mine would siphon as much as 35 billion gallons of fresh water out of the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska every year, eliminating critical salmon habitat and endangering the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
 
The Orchid Show: Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Gardens at The New York Botanical Garden was unlike any other orchid show ever seen.
 
The Botanical Garden was pleased to honor The Tiffany & Co. Foundation at this year’s event for the Foundation’s decade of support as the Founding Sponsor of The Orchid Show.