A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit - Greek Proverb
Blog Category: Corporate Social Investment (CSI)
Celebrate Arbor this week 1st - 7th September and plant a tree in your community or organisation!
The 5th of June was World Environment Day, and some NCC staff members held an environmental education session at a local school in Westlake to celebrate this day, and give back to the community.
NCC staff, interns and volunteers assisted the educators and learners of JJ Rhode Primary School in Klapmuts to plant a medicinal garden in their school grounds with plants donated by the Department of Agriculture's LandCare Programme.
Earth Hour is a global movement, started in Australia in 2007, to raise awareness on how easy it is to save electricity by just switching off. Much like another important movement to come out of...
World Water Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of March, and aims to raise awareness on the water scarcity and pollution problems that we face especially in developing countries.
Every year we, at NCC, celebrate 10 environmental days, spread throughout the year. These days were chosen because of their nature (excuse the pun) and their importance to our current environmental issues facing South Africa.
A key objective of NCC’s CSI Programme is to give practical effect to our vision of Real Growth for People, Planet and Business. In order to meet this objective in 2014 we have formed a partnership with Pioneer Foods, WWF and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality in order to implement Phase 3 of the ‘People Working for their Environment’ project.
This year the Vuyani Substation commemorated Arbor Week (1-7 September 2013) by celebrating the day with the local Orange Groove Junior Secondary School.
Operation Hungry Lynx is an NCC Environmental Services (NCC) Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiative where NCC staff package non-perishable goods into bags which are then given to the less fortunate. The packaging event is a highlight of the NCC CSI programme and is an immensely fun, hands-on and rewarding experience for all who are involved.