If our team aren’t green-fingered already, they will be soon as we’re delighted to partner with Manchester-based environmental charity City of Trees!
Another step in our ongoing Good Business journey, this eco-partnership will create many opportunities for our business, our team, and even our clients and candidates to have a positive impact on the environment.
City of Trees is a local organisation that researches, restores and reinforces Greater Manchester’s green spaces in order to revert the impacts of climate change, protect against floods, reinstate wildlife habitats, and more.
City of Trees has planted over 750,000 trees in Greater Manchester since 2016
The charity, its partners and its volunteers have planted over 750,000 trees in Greater Manchester since 2016 and, with the area’s trees locking up nearly 1.6m tonnes of carbon, producing over 120k tonnes of oxygen per year, and intercepting 1.6 million m3 of storm water run-off each year, that’s a lot of good being done!
Not only this, but City of Trees is the Greater Manchester part of the Northern Forest, a 25-year vision to plant 50 million trees across the North of England which has already established over 3 million new trees since 2018 and is transforming the landscape from coast to coast.
Our pledge to a greener Greater Manchester
We are now a proud member of the City of Trees 100 Trees Club, which kicks off our commitment to a greener Greater Manchester with a £1,000 donation to the charity.
As well as this, we’ll be contributing to the charity’s environmental efforts on a long-term basis through our new pledge: every review we receive plants a tree.
This is an important and exciting commitment, beginning from 1st January 2023, which ties our business activity directly to our impact on the climate and serves as an important motivator for our team to continue striving to deliver the very best recruitment solutions to our clients and candidates.
Beth, our Marketing Manager and resident environmental enthusiast, said,
“We’re very much looking forward to seeing this partnership blossom and finding even more opportunities to add to our positive environmental impact, not least by signing up as many MERJE team members as we can to get their hands dirty on some City of Trees tree-planting days! I can’t wait to get out there in my wellies and get hands-on!”