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Replanting mangroves for a sustainable future: ATPI Singapore’s team building initiative

In August, ATPI Singapore decided to engage in a team building exercise that would leave a lasting positive impact on the environment.
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The team visited the mangroves in Bintan and supported others’ valuable efforts by replanting 100s of mangrove trees in what should be their natural habitat. This endeavour was in conjunction with ATPI’s ever-growing efforts in engaging in ESG initiatives to support our planet and our people.

ATPI’s Director of Client Success Management in Asia, Bhavna Pant, was part of the amazing team that volunteered in Bintan. Describing it as a “special and fulfilling experience”, Bhavna emphasized the positive impact that volunteering had on herself and the team – “working together helped us feel empowered, respected, and accountable for the success of the volunteering”. The team left with their “hearts full” and due to the great success of the excursion, both from a teambuilding and charitable front they are planning their next volunteering activity.

Bhavna also expressed mangroves’ significance in our ecosystem: “I did not realize their true value to our planet until this tour and have come to appreciate them even more”. The ATPI Singapore team has seemingly recognized the importance of preserving these invaluable habitats. Through initiatives like the Delta Blue Carbon Project, part of the extensive ATPI Halo carbon offset portfolio available to clients, we recognise how important mangrove protection and regeneration is to the future planet.

Why are mangroves so important?

They are Blue Carbon Sinks

The most crucial role they play fighting against climate change is their status as “blue carbon sinks.” Mangroves excel at absorbing and storing carbon from the atmosphere. As they grow and thrive, they take in substantial amounts of carbon dioxide, helping to mitigate the effects of greenhouse gas emissions.

Resilience in Adversity

Mangroves have a remarkable ability to thrive in challenging environments. They grow in low-oxygen soil, where saltwater washes into the soil several times a day. This unique adaptation enables them to flourish in places where other plants would wither away.

Nature’s Coastal Guardians

Mangroves serve as nature’s frontline defence for people and communities along coastlines. Situated at the meeting of the land and sea, these remarkable ecosystems play a vital role in protecting coastal areas from the threats of storms and rising sea levels.

In a world where environmental conservation is of paramount importance, ATPI is committed to enabling access to high-quality carbon offsetting projects that they support themselves. ATPI are constantly revisiting their carbon offset portfolio to ensure access to the projects that have the greatest benefits to the environment.  

As ATPI continues to recognize the true value of mangroves, ATPI wants to highlight the importance in supporting initiatives like the Delta Blue Carbon Project and work towards a sustainable future where we actively support the planet’s ecosystems.

If you want more information on the Delta Blue Carbon project, and the other carbon offsetting projects ATPI have to offer, check out ATPI Halo.

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