01 April 2017, Siniloan, Laguna-Quezon. On April 1st, 2017 Total (Philippines) Corporation planted 200 Philippine native trees – including Malaruhat (Syzygium spp.), Nauru (Pterocarpus indices), Banilad (Sterculia philippinensis) and Bolong-eta (Diospyros philippinensis) – led by their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) volunteers Dexter
Flores, Daphnie Robyn Flores, Juan Javier, Sheila Jane Verano, Aileen S. Agsalud.
Of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) three major land grants provided by the government of the Philippines – the Laguna-Quezon Land Grant (LQLG), the La Carlota Land Grant, and the Laguna Land Grant – FEED has been supporting the reforestation efforts at LQLG since early 2000; initially with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Jungle Warriors (2nd Infantry Division), and now increasingly with the private sector.
The 5,719-hectare (14,130-acre) Laguna-Quezon Land Grant, acquired in February 1930, is located in the towns of Real, Quezon, and Siniloan, Laguna. It covers some portions of the Sierra Madre mountain range, and hosts the university’s Citronella and lemongrass plantations.
Total in the Community
“Total is committed to contribute to the development of its host communities. In the Philippines, Total supports programs on environmental protection, education and corporate citizenship.
A founding member of the Bataan Coastal Care Foundation, Total has been actively involved in mangrove reforestation, tree-planting, coastal clean-ups, setting up of artificial reefs and other projects under the Bataan Integrated Coastal Management Program.
Aklatang Pambata (Children’s Library) provides an environment where children can nurture their love for reading with the help of our employee volunteers. Total also extends scholarship grants and other kinds of educational assistance to various institutions.
Our concern for children’s welfare is concretized through long-term partnerships with several organizations such as Bantay Bata, Tulay ng Kabataan and Childhope Asia Philippines. We also advocate road safety among children through the Total Road Champ program.”
See more here: http://www.totaloil.com.ph/about-us/total-in-community.html
About Total (Philippines) Corporation
With close to 20 years presence in the Philippines, Total Philippines Corporation (TPC) is a growing player in the Philippine downstream petroleum industry. It is engaged in the marketing of refined petroleum products – fuels, lubricants and special fluids – and operates an expanding network of service stations throughout Luzon and the Visayas. The company also has investments in import terminals and fuel depots in strategic locations across the country.
TPC conducts its business in accordance with the Total Group’s Safety Health Environment and Quality Charter and adheres to strict international standards in all aspects of its operations.
Other Total affiliates in the Philippines include the Asia-Pacific Shared Service Center which supports the delivery of finance processes for subsidiaries across the region, Total E&P Philippines which is in the process of studying possible oil and gas exploration in the country, and SunPower, a leading manufacturer of high efficiency solar panels for the global renewable energy market.
More information about Total (Philippines) Corporation: http://www.totaloil.com.ph
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