Seplat Combats Deforestation With Tree4Life Initiative

Wed May 18th, 2022 - Abuja (FCT)

Nigeria’s leading energy supplier, Seplat Energy Plc has said it will plant five million trees in the next five years under its Tree4Life (T4L) initiative, launched in Abuja yesterday.

The T4L which is part of the company’s efforts to combat the harmful effect of greenhouse emissions on the environment, would also tackle the challenge deforestation across the country.

Chairman of Seplat Energy, Dr ABC Orjiako, who is stepping down today, after 13 years as co-founder and chairman, said the launch the Tree4Life initiative in a fulfillment of a promise made by the company.

Seplat Energy is targeting 1 million trees in the next five years, which will amount to five million trees. Initially, Seplat is focusing on five states: Edo, Imo, Delta and two other states in the Northern Nigeria.

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The company had last year October at the Seplat Energy Summit unveiled its energy transition plan.

“The tree planting is to encourage reforestation.

We are a company that thrives on sustainability through environmental, social and governance (ESG),” Orjiako noted.




source: Leadership