Singapore, 24 November 2015 - Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd organized the annual tree planting event at Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 on November 21, 2015. This event marked the eleventh year of Ricoh participating in ‘Clean and Green Singapore’ initiative, co-organised by the NEA, CDCs, PUB and NParks for the community.
“Since 1963, Mr Lee Kuan Yew had never missed his yearly tradition of tree-planting, a sign of his commitment to creating a Garden City. He took a personal interest in anything related to greening and brought in ideas from his detailed observations overseas. As part of Ricoh greenery effort, we are honoured to be part of the yearly Tree Planting event to contribute and extend Mr Lee’s vision to make Singapore as a world famous Garden City.” said Mr. T.Takano, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific & China.
In front of the Educational Signage, Mr. T. Takano (right in Green Polo-shirt), Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and Mr. Vincent Lim (left in Blue Polo-shirt), Managing Director of Ricoh Singapore Pte Ltd.
Participants from Ricoh Asia Pacific
Ricoh has been committed to sustainable environmental management since 1970s. This commitment is put into practice throughout the product life cycle from product design, production, marketing activities and customer services to end-of-life product. With its concept of "value-creating CSR", Ricoh conducts collaborative activities with stakeholders to become an integral part of the solutions for social issues.
Ricoh has planted several different types of trees during this event, such as Sterculia parviflora, Palaquium obovatum, Pteleocarpa lamponga and other speciesin Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 Linear Park. Ricoh employees also got a chance to learn about how to plant trees and workshop for kids.
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