CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A top-grossing band born in Charlottesville is now the first full band to be a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environmental Programme.

Dave Matthews Band works with nonprofit partner Reverb on the Bamagreen Project, which is estimated to have raised $1 million for environmental efforts. The project has supported 200,000 family farms and 1,000 nonprofits since 2005

The project also includes environmentally-friendly touring efforts and fan engagement, such as food drives and providing free water refill stations at shows.