Bhubaneswar: HCCB (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.) – one of India’s largest FMCG companies –today celebrated the 49thEarth Day with the associates and the community members ofKhordha through a creativedrawing & painting competitionand a debate competition on topics related to Earth Day. The competitions were organized at the local HCCB Balwadi’s(for children below the age group of 6) and Career Development Centre’s (CDCs).
More than 1100 plants were also planted by HCCB associates and community members in Dasna, Bidadi, Aranya, Nemam, Vijayawada, Srikalahasti, Hyderabad, Wada, Goblej, Sanand, Pune, and Bhopal.Additionally, internal associates and their families participatedin apaintingcompetition to express their views on the theme with the best three being highlighted in thenext yearHCCB diaries.HCCB offices and associates also supported the day, through a power shut down for one hour in the evening.
Joydeep Roy, Factory Manager, HCCB Khordha,reiterated HCCB’s commitment of trying to leave things better than we inherit andsaid,“We at HCCB truly believe in promoting and adopting green manufacturing practices at our factory in Khordha. Various initiatives such as deploying environmental-friendly technologies and methods and training our resources for optimal utilization are an integral part of our functioning.”
Earth Day brings attention to a large number of issues that we as a community need to focus on such as pollution of the ocean, debris, climate change, conservation of the Earth’s ecosystems and animals, energy conservation, soil contamination etc.The initiatives undertaken by HCCB wasa small contribution for a better tomorrow.