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Volunteers lead coastal cleanup, mangrove planting activity

In keeping with its commitment to be a good corporate citizen, employees and officers of Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) took part in cleaning up the coast of Barangay Papaya in Nasugbu Batangas. 

Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation volunteers plant more than 1,100 mangrove seedlings in a bid to revive the country’s coastlines.
The coastal cleanup activity was a company-wide volunteer activity led by SEPCO president Kevin Lee, who joined 80 volunteers in collecting garbage from the coastline and planting mangrove seedlings.  

To ensure that these efforts are sustained by the community members, SEPCO volunteers conducted an environment education session with more than 50 children from the barangay in attendance. 

SEPCO officers and employees volunteer in mangrove planting and cleaning up the coast of Barangay Papaya in Nasugbu, Batangas.
The activity is part of Samsung’s three-year partnership with World Wildlife Fund for Nature - Philippines on Coastal Rehabilitation. Conducted in celebration of Earth Day, it aims to revive the country’s coastlines, which is a key step in preserving and protecting the environment. More than 1,110 mangrove seedlings were planted during the activity, and more than 1,000 pieces of garbage collected from the coastlines.

Topics: Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation , Earth Day
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