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Vodafone India’s initiative | World Environment Day



vodafoneAt the onset of the “World Environment Day”, India Inc is all set to go live with their initiatives that contribute positively to environment conservation. From growing trees, displaying electrical vehicles to encouraging the use of organic food, the corporates are doing it all.

 Today, companies are looking at various ways to mitigate the problems arising out of changing environment and are rigorously working towards saving the planet. Making sustainability their top priority, India Inc is certainly treading the eco friendly route.

Focusing on the “Environment Day” agenda, companies such as Vodafone, Infosys, Godrej Group and Godrej Nature’s Basket are all geared up for this specific day.

 Vodafone India along with, has launched a novel private initiative to benefit the wildlife corridor between Kanha-Pench wildlife reserves by planting 3,00,000 trees over 3 years. The tree planting activities will be spread out over 100 hectares of forest land between the two reserves. As a part of this project, Vodafone India and planted 100,000 trees last year. Planting of additional 100,000 trees for this year will commence in July.

 Infosys is conducting various initiatives across their different development centers (DC) thus engaging their employees on ‘World Environment Day. At the Pune DC, the company is setting up of eco stalls for smartbin and jute bag, displaying electric vehicles and screening ‘Home, Planet Earth’ movie. Furthermore, in association with the Department of Forest, the Mysore DC has facilitated a platform where employees can register places where the Govt. body will plant saplings.

 Godrej have articulated its commitment towards building a more inclusive and greener India – Godrej Good & Green.  By 2020, the company aspire to build ‘Greener India’ through achieving zero waste, carbon neutrality and a positive water balance, while reducing specific energy consumption and optimising the use of renewable energy.

Godrej Nature’s Basket has introduced an exciting range of organic food that is available at their stores. From exotic vegetables, fruit juices, pulses, spices to snacks, Nature’s Basket has everything to cater to your taste buds. Switch to a healthier lifestyle by moving to healthy food alternatives like quinoa, flax seeds, ragi flour, whole wheat atta, amla bars, brown chana, wheat dhaliya and others.