Bogor, 7 December 2019 – PT Erajaya Swasembada Tbk again greened the Bogor Rumpin Forest by planting 2200 tree seedlings in the Rumpin Diklat Forest Area in Bogor, West Java. Erajaya Group as a pioneer of Green Retail and Distribution companies in Indonesia strongly supports any efforts in reducing Co2 carbon emissions, community empowerment, and enhancing community small and medium enterprises. Phase II planting not only planted trees but also carried out social services and Fairs of Community products exhibition.
The tree seedlings were symbolically handed over by ERAJAYA GROUP CEO Hasan Aula to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry represented by Naomi at the opening of the 2019 Greenpowerment event. The social service, festival and tree planting activities were carried out in line with one of ERAJAYA GROUP's CSR missions in raising awareness for the environment and supporting improving community welfare.
This time the contribution of tree seedlings consisted of wood, fruit and rare plant seeds. The plants include Trembesi, Damar Agatis, Mahoni, Walnuts, Rambutan, Manglit, Petai, Walnuts, Matoa. The tree seedlings came from the Nursery Garden of Erajaya Group and BDLHK Rumpin. This planting is the second phase planting wherein the previous year 2200 trees were planted.
With all the greening realization, ERAJAYA GROUP recorded that it had planted as many as 4400 trees since planting, which began in 2018 until 2019. The benefits of this program began to be felt concretely in the form of carbon gas absorption of 176.6 tons of Co2/Year and the availability of Oxygen of 148, 6 Tons of O2/year.