METRO SYSTEMS Romania offered support to NGO „MaiMultVerde” to plant a forest

1.11.2014. Bucharest. 2,500 trees were planted with support from METRO SYSTEMS Romania. At this action participated 200 volunteers and supporters of the Association „MaiMultVerde”.

The planting took place on October 25th and November 1st on a plot of 5 hectares near Ploiesti city. In this area, the Association „MaiMultVerde” aimes to create a protective natural barrier between the city and the industrial area.

This planting action was part of a larger campaign of planting trees. On October 25th and November 1st 200 volunteers and supporters of the Association „MaiMultVerde” braved cold weather and planted 7,000 seedlings of oak, ash and maple near Ploiesti. The funds required to plant this trees were donations from individuals and companies.

The Environmental CSR workgroup from METRO SYSTEMS Romania supported the planting of 2,500 of these trees. Near the future forest METRO SYSTEMS Romania has a branded plate with this message: "2,500 trees were planted with the support of METRO SYSTEMS ROMANIA. In the planting activity participated 200 volunteers and supporters of the association „MaiMultVerde”.

As part of METRO GROUP, METRO SYSTEMS Romania provides IT solutions for the global retail network and cross divisional companies of the group. Since 2014 METRO SYSTEMS Romania has a CSR Committee with initiatives and activities that cover 4 directions: Animals, Environment, Elders and Children and Youth.  

METRO GROUP is one of the largest and most important international trading companies.The company operates around 2,200 stores in 30 countries and has a headcount of around 250,000 employees. The performance of METRO GROUP is based on the strength of its sales brands that operate independently in their respective market segments: METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry – the international leader in self-service wholesale – Media Markt and Saturn – the European market leader in consumer electronics retailing – Real hypermarkets and Galeria Kaufhof department stores.