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Mastercard secures two-year exclusive partnership with Taronga Zoo

Mastercard secures two-year exclusive partnership with Taronga Zoo
September 8, 2020

In securing a two-year partnership, Mastercard has become Crown Sponsor of Taronga Conservation Society Australia including Taronga Zoo Sydney, Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, the Taronga Foundation and presenting partner of Taronga TV and New Year’s Eve events.

In addition to supporting the Taronga Foundation’s contribution to conservation efforts, activities and programs, Mastercard will also become a presenting partner of the highly popular NYE at Taronga event and Taronga TV – the zoo’s digital channel that takes animal lovers behind the scenes at Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.

Mastercard Division President Australasia, Richard Wormald advises “when it comes to the environment, it is the responsibility of every organisation and individual to take action. Mastercard believes in combining the power of its network with technology and innovation to drive scalable sustainable change.

“Mastercard is excited to partner with such a highly respected and like-minded organisation with a shared vision for the impact that both technology and innovation can have on changing the way we contribute to our planet.”

With over 1.5 million visitors each year, Taronga is one of Australia’s most highly regarded conservation organisations. Its habitat regeneration programs align closely with Mastercard’s Priceless Planet initiative, which was announced earlier this year and saw Mastercard pledge to plant 100 million trees over the next five years.

Mastercard has also partnered with Citi Australia to deliver an unparalleled customer experience for Citi Mastercard cardholders at Taronga Zoo. In addition to offering pre-sale access to NYE at Taronga event tickets, Citi and Mastercard will collaborate on a series of Priceless Cities experiences and benefits available exclusively to customers using a Citi Mastercard.

Mastercard is committed to respecting and preserving the environment, promoting environmental sustainability in both its daily activities and in how the organisation works with others.

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20th November 2019 - Taronga Zoo commences redevelopment of African Wild Dogs exhibit

16th November 2019 - Taronga Conservation calls for urgent funding to address emerging koala crisis

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22nd September 2019 - Taronga Zoo highlights continued threat to the Rhino

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17th June 2019 - Taronga Zoo launches ‘Litter Free Rivers’ campaign

2nd June 2019 - Taronga Zoo helps educate students on protection of endangered species

2nd April 2019 - Taronga Zoo rare Sumatran Tiger cubs make public debut

21st January 2019 - Taronga Zoo to acknowledge critically endangered species on Australia Day

28th August 2018 - Taronga Zoo announces Moshtix ticketing partnership

12th July 2017 - Taronga Zoo moves toward plastic-free operations

7th October 2016 - Taronga Zoo marks 100 years of conservation

25th September 2016 - Taronga Zoo gets approval for $30 million conservation centre

30th November 2015 - Taronga Zoo and Taronga Western Plains Zoo recognised at NSW Tourism Awards

12th December 2014 - Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes new elephant facility

21st June 2014 - Taronga Zoo to introduce high ropes adventure course

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