PASHA Bank celebrated International Day of Forests by environmental-friendly activity

On March 21st, PASHA Bank’s employees engaged in their traditional CSR activity. For the third time, the volunteers cleaned up 2 hectares of territory in the Krtsanisi Forest (also known as Ponichala Reserve).

PASHA Bank took responsibility to keep the mentioned, “adopted” territory clean in 2018, on the Earth Day, April 22nd, when Bank joined a larger scale environmental campaign “Keep Georgia Beautiful” by CENN.

It has been three years, that PASHA Bank has actively been involved in environmental-friendly activities on behalf of its partners and clients. Towards the end of 2018, to celebrate New Year, the Bank planted 2019 Georgian Oak (Quercus Iberica) and Imeretian Oak (Quercus Imeretina) trees, the latter of which is in the Red List of threatened species of plants.

 

Environmental projects carried out by PASHA Bank:

Planting 2017 trees as a new year gift for its clients and partners near Borjomi, to rehabilitate the area that got burnt down in 2008; this activity was repeated to welcome the year 2018 by financing the planting of 2018 trees in the same area;

Planting 30 Caucasian Fir trees in the yard of “First Step”, that will significantly improve the living environment of the organization’s beneficiaries;

Planting additional 500 trees near Borjomi as a part of “Aghadgine” campaign;

Initiation of a project aiming at collecting paper for recycling, where companies donated used paper and in return for each kilogram, 0,13 GEL was transferred to “Aghadgine” campaign; As a result, 110 companies enrolled, 19.5 tons of used paper was collected and planting of 300 trees was funded;

Planting 1,000 Georgian Oak (Quercus Iberica) and Imeretian Oak (Quercus Imeretina) trees in Ajameti Managed Reserve;

Supporting the green project by Rotary Club Tbilisi Ambassador carried out in Kondoli village (Telavi region, Kakheti), which implied planting trees in the schoolyard, building a playground and formation of the eco-club;

Donating Caucasian Fir trees to ten schools in Tbilisi in the scope of Georgia Today’s CSR project on International Children’s Day, June 1st.