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A new and wholesome partnership

Posted on 01.08.2016

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Wessanen UK.

Wessanen is the first corporate sponsor of our , but they are also supporting our Tree Power Education Project in the UK and a Sustainable Community Forestry Programme: Alpha Women Empowerment initiative in Uganda.

Altogether, in the first year of the partnership, Wessanen’s involvement is expected to support the planting of around 200,000 trees.

Andy Egan, IFT chief executive said: “We’re delighted to have Wessanen UK on board as a key corporate partner, and the first major company to back our 20 Million Trees centenary campaign. Their support will help us change the livelihoods of hundreds of communities and thousands of individuals, whilst teaching new generations about the vital importance of trees and forests to our natural world.”

Patrick Cairns, CEO of Wessanen UK, added: “At Wessanen, we’re passionate about protecting our planet for current and future generations. The International Tree Foundation is a marvellous organisation, which shares our belief in the importance of community-led sustainability, where local people are empowered to respect and make the most of their natural environment. This is a partnership for a natural, organic, ethical and sustainable future.”

Wessanen is the owner of brands such as Clipper Tea, Mrs Crimble’s and Whole Earth.

Please click on the links to read more about the projects.

 

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World Environment Day 5th June

Posted on 05.06.2016

Today is World Environment Day! It is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

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Word search for the young crowd

Posted on 27.09.2016

Do you know any children 15 years or younger? Then why not encourage them to take part in our word-search competition?  All you need to do is forward this email, or print out the page from the link below. The competition is open to anyone – they don’t need to be a member of ITF.

There’s £25 gift voucher (www.ethicalconsumer.org) up for grabs! 

Wordsearch Good luck!  Entries close 30 September 2016.

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