İnci Holding Plants 90,000 Seedlings in 23 Years
Environmental awareness stays on the İnci Holding agenda during the traditional Cevdet İnci Commemoration and Tree Planting Ceremony in Özdere, İzmir, held in collaboration with the Aegean Forest Foundation. With over 90,000 seedlings planted in 23 years, İnci Holding carries on greening the Aegean region.
The Cevdet İnci Commemoration and Tree Planting Ceremony held in memory of the founder of İnci Holding took place on Saturday 18 May in Özdere, Izmir. In her address during the ceremony, President of İnci Holding Neşe Gök referred to the proud tradition of honouring the memory of Cevdet İnci by planting seedlings.
2,000 new seedlings planted
Cevdet İnci was commemorated by employees after the number of seedlings planted by İnci Holding in collaboration with the Aegean Forest Foundation exceeded 90,000. In her address during the event President of İnci Holding Neşe Gök said, ‘Today is an important day for us. We are one step closer to the 100,000 trees that we intend to plant in order to leave our children a greener and more beautiful Izmir. These 2,000 seedlings we plant today will help uphold the memory of our Founder and Honorary President Cevdet İnci. The seedlings we planted in the last two years will flourish with our Göktur Children’s Education and Art Village Project. Our greatest motivation is to give our children, the guarantee of our future, a greener Izmir. This project will soon bring children together with art and nature. We will prepare our children for the future with education in an environment nestling in nature.’
Adding that their aim is to bequeath future generations a more powerful economy in a Turkey that has solved its environmental problems, Gök remarked on the company’s social responsibility, and reminded those present that the event is now one step closer to the target of 100,000 trees.
A plaque in acknowledgement of the total of 90,000 seedlings planted in 23 years was presented by General Manager of the Aegean Forest Foundation Metin Gençol.