Resource Details

Standard Chartered Bank, PATT, OARM: Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve, Sri Lanka

Project: Project - Nonprofit Project - Business or Private

Contact Info

http://www.pattfoundation.org/about-us/contact-us/index.php

Affiliations

  • Standard Chartered Bank (funder)
  • Plant a Tree Today - PATT (foundation)
  • Organization for Aquatic Resources Management - OARM (implementers) 

Link(s)

http://www.pattfoundation.org/what-we-do/reforestation/complete-project-list/sri-lanka.php

Description

  • Community-based reforestation to increase local biodiversity, reduce flash floods, generate additional alternative income, increase drinking water supply through reforestation efforts.  SCB's involvement in this project to donate 10,500 native trees serves as part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility and to reduce its carbon footprint
  • In December 2010, volunteers from SCB's local brances traveled to Kahagalla Hill to plant 5,000 trees.  
  • This project took place in Kahagalla hill within the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve in 2011.

Geographical Region

  • South Asia
  • Ecosystems

    Country

  • Sri Lanka
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