New Delhi – State Bank of India initiates (SBI) Green and cleanliness drive, in sync with the Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the national commitment which aims to abolish single use plastic by the year 2022.
The bank intends to become a plastic free organisation by 2nd October 2019 as part of Bank’s sustainability commitment.
SBI’s Local Head Office (LHO) Mumbai organised Cleanliness Drive with the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, on World Environment Day at Dadar Beach.
More than 125 staff members actively participated collecting 2 tractor load of garbage.
SBI announced to be a plastic free organisation as part of Bank’s sustainability commitment.
PET water bottles will be replaced with water dispensers at all its offices and meetings.
The bank will also start using standardised paper folders replacing the plastic ones.
Moreover, it will replace single use plastic cutleries and containers in its canteens with those made from biodegradable substances.