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Plant For The Planet – An Initiative By The Green Team Of Hilton Colombo
December 14, 2010
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hilton Colombo's "Green Team" launched the "Plant for the Planet" campaign recently with the rest of the team at the hotel. The main objective of this event is to help reduce global warming by taking on social responsibility and also to show that Hilton Colombo cares and that it is the true master of hospitality.
On 10th of December, General Manager Jerome Auvity together with the "Green Team" planted coconut saplings with Chief Guest Mr.Chamila Jayasekara - head of energy efficiency in the Energy Management Division of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority as the hotels' community partner for this event.
In addition, a presentation on "Environmental Sustainability" was shown to all team members for two days.
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