Deloitte Azerbaijan marks Impact Day for a Greener Baku

Society Materials 10 May 2016 10:50 (UTC +04:00)
As part of Deloitte’s Impact Day, Deloitte Azerbaijan together with “Birgə və Sağlam” Public Union for autism has contributed to the greening of Baku’s landscape.
Deloitte Azerbaijan marks Impact Day for a Greener Baku

As part of Deloitte's Impact Day, Deloitte Azerbaijan together with "Birgə və Sağlam" Public Union for autism has contributed to the greening of Baku's landscape.

The tree planting campaign was joined and supported by Deloitte employees, autistic children from "Birgə və Sağlam" Public Union and the staff from Greening and Landscape Arrangement OJSC, which is a part of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

In the 8th kilometer of the Zig roundabout-Heydar Aliyev International Airport highway, Deloitte Azerbaijan team and autistic children have planted dozens of olive trees.

"Impact Day celebrates the continual commitment of our firm and its people and making a difference in the lives of others," as stated by Nuran Kerimov, Deloitte Azerbaijan's Managing Partner.

During the greening day, Deloitte staff and autistic children enjoyed food and drinks provided by Deloitte's loyalty partners, the well-known Second Cup coffee brand and Ozsut restaurant.

After the tree-planting activity, Deloitte Azerbaijan organized a trip for autistic children to the EkoSfera Social-Ecology Center in Gala village of Baku where experts conducted master classes on different environmental topics.

Birge ve Saglam is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2013. Its mission is to help people in need of special care due to psychological and mental disorders. The organization offers benefits (services) for the treatment and rehabilitation of special needs children and assists them to adapt to society. Birge ve Saglam's rehabilitation centers provides rehabilitation and recovery services for children with special needs and psychological disorders.

Impact Day is dedicated to Corporate Social Responsibility projects that are driven by Deloitte employees, volunteers and partnering organizations. Deloitte is always committed to communities that are devoted to making a positive impact on society. This initiative also aims to contribute to ecology improvement in Baku and Apsheron peninsula and raise public awareness on environmental protection and greening.

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