Various initiatives including tree plantation, poster competition, and environment quiz were organised

India CSR News Network

AHMEDABAD: With an aim to increase awareness on environmental issues and the citizen’s responsibilities towards it, Ahmedabad based Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd celebrated ‘World Environment Day’ in a unique way. The company launched number of activities to conserve natural resources that are fast depleting. Other activities like poster competition, essay contest, quiz and slogan contest were also organised at company’s various facilities. This year United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) devised a theme on ‘Go Wild For Life’.

cadila world environment dayWorld Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.

On this day, a tree plantation drive at Senior citizen home at Kasindra village near Cadila Pharmaceuticals’s Bhat campus was also organised. About 20 senior citizens from ‘Matrudham’ institution planted saplings in their campus and give message to society to protect environment and creating green cover for their children and coming generations.

The company organised many activities on this day which includes plants/sapling plantation by employees, banners and posters on saving environment, small label tags for employees giving message to save environment, slogan competitions to name a few. Employees also expressed their enthusiasm by wearing green dress on this day. They also took an oath to commit themselves to save the environment through conscious and careful consumption in their day today lives. Such similar activities were also done at Cadila Pharmaceuticals’ Jammu, Bhat, Kadi, Hirpur, Dholka and Ankleshwar facilities.

Through such activities, the company intends to drive home the point and motivate its employees to be a responsible citizen. Just a simple conscious act by each individual at Cadila Pharmaceuticals, will contribute in doing their bit for the environment and thereby saving on trees, water and reducing CO2 emissions.