At the end of 2023 Traktor Nusantara (TRAKNUS) collaborated with the Indonesian Mountain Guide Association (APGI) and 36 Nature Lovers Students in Surabaya City to plant 1000 mangrove tree seedlings at Wonorejo Mangrove Ecotourism - Surabaya on December 16, 2023. This activity is a tangible manifestation of the company's commitment to continue to support government programs to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, especially Handling Climate Change (SDGs No. 13).
Traktor Nusantara's sustainability initiatives in the environmental field are framed in the Rindang pillar CSR program, planting mangrove tree seedlings carried out by Traktor Nusantara Surabaya Branch is a series of stages as well as those carried out by Pekanbaru Branch and Banjarmasin Branch as Nature-Based Solution (NBS) nature conservation by increasing carbon offsets and reducing carbon emissions while providing benefits to overcome social environmental challenges, namely the preservation of the earth to reduce climate change.
"TRAKNUS really understands the importance of biodiversity management, by planting 1000 mangrove tree seedlings is expected to have an important contribution in maintaining the coastal ecosystem, protecting abrasion, having a positive impact on environmental preservation and improving the economy of the surrounding community," said Branch Operation Head of Surabaya Branch Ahmad Ali Hanafiah in his speech.
Before the action of planting mangrove seedlings began, Devid Nugroho as the Manager of Wonorejo Mangrove Ecotourism gave directions on how to plant mangrove trees correctly so that they can grow and be useful according to their function. After planting, growth monitoring is carried out including measuring mangrove environmental parameters and calculating the mangrove survival rate to determine whether the plant is still alive, in good condition, bad or dead. Through this nature conservation activity TRAKNUS not only provides ecological benefits but also builds awareness of the importance of environmental conservation for the wider community, so it should be a continuing agenda, said APGI Indraprasta chairman Bagus Bramantyo.
This activity and cooperation is expected to continue so that it has a positive impact on environmental conservation and inspires all TRAKNUS people to take an active role in maintaining the sustainability of nature and the earth remains sustainable green. (RAR)