SANCCOB selected as one of the beneficiaries of Emirates’ A Greener Tomorrow initiative.
Emirates has selected three not-for-profit organisations working in wildlife protection and environmental conservation in Africa as the recipients of award funding under its ‘A Greener Tomorrow’ initiative. The winners, Southern African Wildlife College Trust, Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, and African Parks, were selected from a global pool of applicants working towards environmental sustainability and conservation in their respective regions.
Launched in 2013, A Greener Tomorrow is an outcome of Emirates’ commitment to sustainability and global environmental conservation. The programme provides a share of up to US$150,000 in funding to not-for-profit organisations working innovatively to safeguard and improve their local environments. The funds for the initiative are raised through internal recycling programmes within the Emirates Group that process materials ranging from paper from Emirates’ offices to seat components on board aircraft.
“Sustainability and concern for the environment are part of our core values at Emirates and we constantly strive towards reducing the impact of our operations on the natural environment,” said Will Lӧfberg, Emirates Vice President of International, Government and Environment Affairs.