1-Oct-2013 Source: Helibras
[electronic translation] Helibras received last Thursday (26), the certificate of Company Neutral Carbon , granted by the Brazilian Institute for the Defense of Nature (IBDN) during the 12th Latin American Conference for the Preservation of the Environment, held in Trade Federation Goods, Services and Tourism of the State of São Paulo (Fecomercio).
The certificate is the result of the execution of the project planting tree seedlings to offset the gases emitted by the company in its activities in the period of a year. A survey conducted by IBDN analyzed atmospheric emissions of Helibrás the year 2011 and proposed that 3,131 tree seedlings of native Atlantic Forest were planted in degraded areas and ecological interest to rewarding such assaults. Following this criterion, the trees were planted in the Tietê Ecological Park in São Paulo, in early 2013.
The project was developed by the Institute accompanied Helibrás. “Helibras cares to make the maximum possible resources it consumes, as a way of acting sustainably in each of our activities,” says Lia Maciel, manager of the Institute and the company representative at the ceremony to receive the certification.
Besides the certificate, Helibras is still part of a publicity campaign for IBDN for awareness and preservation of the environment. – See more at: http://www.helibras.com.br/a-helibras_noticias-detalhe.php?id=302#sthash.PluQLzm7.dpuf