BofA Merrill Lynch becomes partner for NT Future
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the National Theatre today announced a multi-year partnership in support of NT Future, the National's £80m redevelopment project which will transform the facilities the theatre offers audiences and artists, enhance its relationship with the environment and place education firmly at the heart of its mission.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's support of NT Future will include the creation of a revitalised green space overlooking the Thames for the benefit of visitors and the local community, and help achieve the National's aim of a 25 percent reduction in CO2 output by 2015 through environmental improvements and efficiencies. The partnership will also support the NT's Apprentices scheme, both financially and through workshops and mentoring. "Our partnership with the National Theatre reflects both organisations' focus on thinking for tomorrow by acting today, using the arts as a powerful facilitator," said Andrea Sullivan, head of Corporate Responsibility for EMEA and Latin America at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. "NT Future will strengthen.