First Citizens Community marks T&T’s 60th Anniversary of Independence by Planting 60 Trees
Corporate Social Responsibility
With a focus on sustainable projects that impact the communities within which it operates, First Citizens Community proudly joined the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries and The Garden Club of Trinidad in marking Trinidad and Tobago’s 60th Anniversary of Independence with a unique and environmentally friendly initiative by planting 60 trees throughout the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
The ceremonial planting of the first tree took place in the early morning of Friday 13th August 2022 opposite the First Citizens Corporate Centre and present was Senator the Honourable Avinash Singh – Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land & Fisheries, Professor Sterling Frost – Group Deputy CEO – Operations and Administration, First Citizens, Lorraine Agostini – President, The Garden Club of Trinidad and Staff of First Citizens. Thereafter 59 other trees were planted during the month of August for a total of 60 trees for the celebrations.
The initiative is in keeping with First Citizens commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in particular Climate Action that will not only add to the anniversary festivities but will further enhance the savannah as a national treasure of Trinidad and Tobago.