Nashik – India’s leading wine producer, Sula Vineyards, has collaborated with the forest department of the Government of Maharashtra for an exhaustive tree plantation drive in Nashik.
As a part of the voluntary activity ‘Shramdaan’, Sula planted over 5,000 healthy saplings spread over 11 acres of land in Vasadi village, the publication reported.
The company took the responsibility of digging pits, fencing of the entire area and ensuring safety of the plants.
The winery is also in conversation with the authorities to acquire three times the current area of plantation to grow over 25,000 trees by the end of this year.
“It is imperative for businesses to realize the responsibility towards the environment. Therefore, we take full onus of our practices towards greener environment”, the publication reported quoting Rajeev Samant, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sula Vineyards said.
“Our journey towards a greener future will include many more tree plantation drives, moving to even more solar energy and reducing our water consumption”, he further said.
The company focuses on sustainable practices like mass plantations, use of solar energy, water harvesting and community service.