Pune: Contributing to a better tomorrow and giving back to communities where we live and work has always been part of the DNA at Quest Global. On the World Environment Day, Quest Global, one of the world’s fastest-growing engineering services firms, launched the Quest Global Pledge – to plant 500,000 trees globally, by 2025. The organisation has announced that it will plant 500 trees across Pune in the next three months along with a local NGO partner, Y4D Foundation.
The tree plantation drive was launched at the campus of Madhyamik Vidyalay, Mahalunge (Padale), by the honourable Chief Guest, Ravindra Dharia, President of Vanarai. Vanarai is a national organisation working towards sustainable rural development. Sanjiv Pande, VP & Global Head, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility for Quest Global, Praful Nikam, President – Y4D Foundation, Arun Gholap, Associate Director – Y4D Foundation, the School’s Principal and volunteers joined the Chief Guest to plant 50 trees at the school campus.
Vanarai’s Ravindra Dharia said, “Tree plantation is a critical undertaking by corporate players for ensuring a sustainable future. It helps to minimise the risk of floods, enhances air quality, and reduces the urban heat-island effect. I am delighted that Quest Global is taking up this initiative for preserving the much-needed green cover.”
Addressing the gathering, Sanjiv Pande, VP & Global Head, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility for Quest Global, said, “The Quest Global Pledge is our way of creating an environmental imprint that lasts for generations to come. We emphatically believe sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It is about doing more good. I am positive this initiative will go a long way in spreading awareness amongst the students about the importance of environmental conservation. I am thankful to the Y4D Foundation and the Mahalunge school staff for their partnership.”