YK Energy Planted Hundreds of Saplings on National Reforestation Day
Yeniköy Kemerköy Electricity Production and Trade A.Sh.hundreds of saplings met with the soil at the event organized by (YK Energy) for the National Afforestation Day on November 11.
This year, YK Energy participated in the National Afforestation Day of November 11, which was celebrated simultaneously in 81 provinces with the slogan ”Breathe in the Century of Turkey" by organizing a tree planting event with its employees. Children and young people living in the surrounding villages also participated in the tree planting event of YK Energy, which cares about leaving a greener Turkey for future generations and raising awareness about environmental sensitivity.
Hundreds of frankincense, sycamore and black cypress saplings were planted at the event that took place at the mining site in Sekköy Yaylıktepe Pond, where excavation and pickling activities were completed. It is aimed that a total of 2 thousand seedlings will meet the soil in the planting works that will continue at the Yeniköy and Kemerköy Thermal Power Plant sites.
YK Energy General Manager M.Serhat Dinç, in his speech at the event, said the following:
“We are restoring our areas where mining activities have been completed to nature within the framework of a certain plan and in coordination with the relevant institutions. On the other hand, we are also happy to carry out social and environmental investment studies like today in order to protect the environment and increase biodiversity in the region where we operate and to develop awareness on this issue. While carrying out our activities with the principle of sustainable mining, we consider contributing to the environmental sensitivity of young people and children as a part of our corporate responsibility understanding.”