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Koda Staff Partners with Evertreen for a Greener Future

Posted: 07/02/24

Author: Freddie Plant
Koda Staff Partners with Evertreen for a Greener Future

Koda Staff is thrilled to announce a brand-new partnership with Evertreen, underscoring our unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship. To celebrate this partnership, we’ve started work on the first Koda Staff Forest in Kenya by planting 500 trees, a significant stride towards ecological restoration.

Evertreen is a fantastic platform, ingeniously marrying technology with ecological conservation, empowering individuals and corporations alike to plant trees digitally across the globe. This initiative serves a dual purpose: combating carbon emissions and fostering economic upliftment within impoverished regions. Distinguished by its innovative use of satellite technology, Evertreen offers a unique, transparent window into the lifecycle of each planted tree, allowing participants to witness their environmental impact firsthand.

So, what does this mean?

Beyond mere planting, the platform commits to the longevity and survival of each sapling, underpinning broader reforestation efforts aimed at enduring planetary betterment. Additionally, by generating employment opportunities within local communities engaged in these reforestation projects, Evertreen skilfully intertwines environmental stewardship with social advancement, highlighting its comprehensive approach to fostering a greener, more sustainable world.

This venture transcends mere tree planting; it symbolizes our pledge to forge substantial, enduring benefits for both the environment and local communities. These initial 500 trees are a testament to our resolve to battle climate change, bolster biodiversity, and preserve the vital ecosystems upon which life depends. This effort embodies our conviction that each tree planted nudges us closer to a more sustainable, thriving planet, echoing our commitment to safeguarding and rejuvenating our environment for generations to come.

Our collaboration with Evertreen aims to tackle deforestation and advocate for habitat preservation across 12 countries globally. Partnering with Evertreen enhances our impact through their satellite monitoring service, offering a transparent view of our reforestation efforts. This technology enables us to witness our trees’ growth firsthand and provides a public page displaying the GPS coordinates of each tree, democratizing the visibility of our collective environmental contributions. Moreover, this initiative allows individuals to contribute to the Koda Forest, amplifying our collective impact.

The urgency for reforestation is more critical than ever in the face of a looming climate crisis. Trees serve as natural carbon absorbers, playing a crucial role in mitigating climate change. Beyond carbon sequestration, trees are pivotal in preventing soil erosion and fostering biodiversity by offering sanctuary to myriad animal and insect species.

This partnership is essential for us because of the significant impact tree planting can have on the environment. Tree planting can contribute to achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), including:

SDG 13: Climate Action

Trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

SDG 15: Life on Land

Trees provide habitat for wildlife, prevent soil erosion, and promote biodiversity.

SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Trees can be used sustainably for timber, paper, and other products, reducing the need for deforestation.

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Trees help to filter water and prevent soil erosion, leading to cleaner water.

SDG 1: No Poverty

Planting trees can provide income and livelihood opportunities for local communities through sustainable forestry practices and eco-tourism.

SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Trees in urban areas can help to reduce the urban heat island effect, provide shade, and improve air quality.

Beyond environmental regeneration, Evertreen’s projects offer stable employment to local farming communities, marrying ecological sustainability with economic empowerment. Our tree-planting endeavours extend beyond ecological benefits, nurturing a legacy of sustainability and societal welfare. This initiative is a cornerstone of our 2024 agenda to enhance our social responsibility, with a primary focus on combating deforestation and protecting habitats.

This alliance with Evertreen reflects our joint vision for a more verdant, sustainable future, founded on innovation, commitment, and a mutual drive to effectuate a positive change on our planet and its denizens. We invite everyone to join our rejuvenating quest, partnering with Evertreen to plant the seeds for the forests of tomorrow, today.

In uniting our efforts, we aspire to create a lasting legacy of environmental guardianship and social responsibility, propelling the movement for a sustainable future for all. We encourage you to be part of this crucial endeavor, as we continue to innovate, motivate, and implement solutions for a greener, more resilient world. If you want to get in touch to find out more, don’t hesitate!


Freddie Plant

Digital Marketing Executive



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