• Friday, March 01, 2024
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First Bank, NCF to plant 50,000 trees for sustainability

First Bank, NCF to plant 50,000 trees for sustainability

First Bank, in partnership with Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), is targeting to plant 50,000 trees over the next three years.

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Tree planting is one of the bank’s initiatives to reduce carbon footprints and promote environmental sustainability and environment, social & governance (ESG) strategy.

“It is great to see our volunteers demonstrate their continued commitment to positively impact our communities. In the spirit of kindness, I encourage everyone to join us in celebrating FirstBank’s corporate responsibility & sustainability week as we make kindness a part of our daily lives, interacting with one another in impactfully memorable ways,” Folake Ani-Mumuney, the group head, marketing and corporate communications for First Bank.

She announced the bank’s annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Week, which starts on October 23 until October 28, 2023.

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The activities of the 2023 edition include tree planting, women empowerment, SPARK Schools engagement, orphanage homes, the less privileged engagement, and Kind Comments Day.