Pernod Ricard Nigeria, the local affiliate of Pernod Ricard, a global leader in wines and spirits, is observing the 10thedition of Responsib’All Day.
This year’s theme, being implemented in partnership with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), the premier NGO dedicated to nature conservation and sustainable development in Nigeria, is focused on helping to protect and restore nature and biodiversity, in line with Pernod Ricard’s commitment to Nurturing Terroirs.
Launched in 2011, Responsib’All Day is in linewith Pernod Ricard’s Sustainability and Responsibility 2030 roadmap ‘Good Times from a Good Place.’
This year, more than 18,500 Pernod Ricard employees globally are taking action by volunteering on a variety of community projects to inspire, learn, engage and educate their local communities to impact the environment.
In Nigeria, the day was being commemorated with the planting of 2,000 tree seedlings at various locations including Old Oyo National Park, Sapateri, Oyo State; Pan-Atlantic University, Ibeju-Lekki; Omo Forest Reserve, J4, Ogun State; Lagos Business School, Lekki and then rounded up at Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation is driven by the vision of a Nigeria where people prosper and live in harmony with nature. This vision further drives its mission to preserve the full range of Nigeria’s biodiversity; promote the sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations; and advocate actions that minimise pollution and wasteful utilisation of renewable resources.For Responsib’All Day, they provided expertise in choosing the various seedlings needed at the various locations; and will be accountable for monitoring the maintenance of the trees.