Trees in: car­bon out

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This month the Sus­tain­able Busi­ness Net­work (SBN) cel­e­brated World en­vi­ron­ment day on June 5 by plant­ing suf­fi­cient trees to off­set 450 tonnes of car­bon diox­ide. In to­tal 3000 na­tive species were planted at sites in Auck­land and Tau­ranga dur­ing the 100 Tonne Chal­lenge, in­volv­ing vol­un­teers from sev­eral SBN mem­ber or­gan­i­sa­tions. SBN staff were joined by vol­un­teers from Ful­ton Ho­gan (the prin­ci­pal spon­sor of the event), Voda­fone, Jucy Group Ltd, Auck­land Coun­cil, Kaipatiki Pro­ject, Trees for Sur­vival and 25 chil­dren from Sylvia Park Pri­mary School. The Chal­lenge was or­gan­ised by SBN’s car­bon off­set pro­gramme Car­bon4Good, which is a key pro­ject in SBN’s new Restora­tive work­stream.

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