JAKARTA - MNC Leasing collaborated with MNC Peduli to plant 1,000 mangrove seedlings in Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK), Jakarta Utara, Friday (3/13/2020). The planting was carried out by MNC Leasing Managing Director Paulus Cholot Janala with MNC Peduli Chairwoman III, Jessica Tanoesoedibjo.
MNC Peduli Chairwoman III Jessica Tanoesoedibjo said, planting Mangroves is very important because it can protect Indonesian coastline from erosion and abrasion. This condition also happened in Jakarta.
According to her, the planting of mangroves is useful for enriching brackish flora and fauna that live in mangrove trees. In addition, it can also increase the positive impact on the economy and the quality of the environment at large.
"And of course we are happy to preserve the environment, we hope to continue to participate in helping our environment not only in terms of social assistance but also environmental preservation," Jessica said at the location on Friday (3/13/2020).
She also invited people from all circles to care about environmental sustainability. Meanwhile, MNC Group, which is a corporation, also helps maintaining the beauty of nature.
"The purpose of this planting, we know that global warming is an issue all over the world, we as a corporation certainly have a role to help prevent it from increasing, so one way to preserve nature is to plant reforestation," she said.
The Managing Director of MNC Leasing Paulus Cholot Janala said that planting mangrove seedlings is an implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and one of the sustainable finance required by the Financial Services Authority (OJK) for finance companies since 2020.
"So this Mangrove planting, all MNC Leasing teams understand that this planting is very useful especially for people who live on the coast," she said.
At the occasion, MNC Leasing also provided education to employees regarding sustainable finance and the benefits of planting Mangrove trees.
"We hope that MNC Leasing in the future can continue to provide the best contribution to society and the environment. It has become one of our goals of MNC Leasing in accordance with our spirit to realize an organization that is oriented to the planet, people and profit," said Paulus.
Source : www.inews.id