We Must Preserve Our Planet for Future Generations – Consolidated Bank Ghana MD

The Managing Director of Consolidated Bank Ghana, Mr. Daniel Wilson Addo, has appealed to the general public to preserve the planet for future generations.

According to him,  the importance of environmental sustainability must be prioritized by everyone in order to have a safer and cleaner environment.

Mr. Daniel Wilson Addo made this appeal at  the launch of CBG 60,000. Tree Planting Initiative in ACCRA. The project was under the theme, Growing for a Greener Tomorrow ; CBG’s Commitment.

He said, “The Sustainable Development Goals set forth by the United Nations provide a clear roadmap for achieving a more sustainable future, and Goal 15 – Life on Land, specifically calls for us to protect,  restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and biodiversity loss”.

Mr. Daniel Wilson Addo, also added that, “Trees play a critical role in addressing the challenges of the environment – absorbing carbon dioxide, producing oxygen, preventing soil erosion and providing habitats for countless species of plants and animals”.

The Managing Director of Consolidated Bank Ghana further stated that the Bank recognizes the responsibility to be stewards of the environment, stressing that the Tree Planting Initiative aligns with their commitment to supporting UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Ghana’s National Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement.

Under CBG’s Tree Planting Project,  the bank would be planting 60,000 tress across the local communities,  with a larger part of their commitment at Mpraeso – the capital of Kwahu South District in the Eastern Region which is intended to restore and preserve  the natural landscape.

“As a Bank that drives sustainability and signed on to the Bank of Ghana’s Sustainable Banking Principles and UN Global Compact, we have incorporated sustainable practices into our processes. That is why we are honoured to partner with local organizations and community groups who share our passion for environmental stewardship”, Mr. Addo added.

George Maxwell Hayford

George Maxwell Hayford is a Ghanaian Journalist with over 21 years experience in the profession. His cardinal principle is that there is no neutral ground.

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