Flexiteek Fund Planting for Over 2000 Trees14 April 2020
Flexiteek proudly funds the planting of 2400 trees as part of partnership with World Land Trust (WLT) and its Plant a Tree Programme.
Through the partnership, Flexiteek has pledged to fund £5 for the planting of one tree for every 10m2 of Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak sold worldwide throughout 2020.
The partnership which has gone from strength to strength, previously provided funding for 1000 trees in time for the Miami International Boat Show.
Building on this success Flexiteek has now proudly provided funding for a total of 2400 trees to be planted in areas including Borneo and Ecuador.
Throughout 2020, Flexiteek project they will sell more than 80,000m2 of Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak worldwide through their network of over 100 distributors across 48 countries. This projection would see the company donate £40,000 to WLT, funding the planting of 8,000 trees.
Tomas Gustafsson, CEO of Flexiteek International, commented “As part of the global marine industry, we need to be aware of our impact on the environment. We are extremely proud to be partnering with WLT to raise awareness of deforestation.”
WLT is an international conservation charity that protects the world’s most biologically significant and threatened habitats acre by acre. WLT works with in-country conservation partners to protect and restore forest habitats for wildlife.
Flexiteek acquired Wilks in 2019, providing them with high-quality manufacturing and R&D facilities. Wilks has an active green policy in place and is committed to reducing its environmental impact where possible through the Flexiteek manufacturing process.
To find out more information about World Land Trust visit: www.worldlandtrust.org.
Photo courtesy of World Land Trust.