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VIDEO: Why Tree Planting is Necessary for a Healthy Economy and Environment

As Bloomberg Associates’ Jacob Koch puts it: “Trees are these incredible workhorses for cities.”

Trees are critical city infrastructure, from cooling the air and providing shade to improving air quality, and are essential to building a healthy economy and environment. In this video, Koch outlines the many benefits of tree planting as demonstrated in our collaboration with the Chicago Department of Public Health to build a new data and mapping tool that identifies communities where tree planting is needed most.

Learn more about how Bloomberg Associates works with city leaders around the world.