Halkbank counts over 17,000 donated seedlings in Macedonian cities in one year
As part of its initiative for preservation of the environment and raising environmental awareness, the HalkEco platform, Halkbank AD Skopje reached the number of 17,000 trees planted in the period from the launch of the eco platform, from October last year until today.
Since the first planting activity held on October 26, 2019, over 9000 trees have been planted on several occasions throughout the country, including 6000 in Veles, 220 seedlings in schoolyards in Skopje, Kumanovo, Tetovo, Gostivar, Kicevo and Bogdanci, as well as 2790 seedlings in the area between Bitola and Demir Hisar.
Additionally, 8000 afforestation trees for the town of Sveti Nikole have been paid for with the funds collected from the registration fees of the participants in the first bicycle individual time trial race in the country, Halk Velo Green, which took place at the beginning of September this year, in Mavrovo.
So far, in addition to afforestation in these cities, through the HalkEco platform the following activities have been realized: reconstruction of 19 bridges in the City Park in Skopje, installation of eco bus stop in Aerodrom, a Skopje settlement, reconstruction of the pedestrian bridge in Krushevo, arrangement of Halk Corner in TC Leptokaria and support of the campaign for prevention of burning of stubble implemented by the City of Skopje.
Halkbank as an exceptionally socially responsible company, for which People matter, will continue to contribute to a better environment throughout the country, will work to promote healthy habits in people and will strive to improve society as a whole, for the good to all.