Trees in: carbon out
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.