- A distance of 25 Kms was covered during the bicycle rally from Panvel to Patalganga
- A tree plantation drive of planting around 800 trees was undertaken during the rally
Mumbai (Maharashtra): Idemitsu Lube India, a leading automobile lubricant manufacturer and supplier to Japanese OEMs in India organized a bicycle rally from Panvel to Patalganga in association with Yerala Project Society. This was to celebrate the World Environment Day and along with it a tree plantation drive was also initiated of planting around 800 trees enroute.
Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June since 1974, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people across the world. This year, Idemitsu Lube India wanted to contribute to the good cause by organizing the cycle rally and tree plantation drive. Idemitsu lube India believes in zero wastage and environment-friendly processes are followed at the Idemitsu Lube India plant as well.The manufacturing plant is already Zero Liquid Discharge – Right from recycling the sewage water at the Sewage treatment plant to using the same for irrigation of over 800 plants and trees at the plant site, and the effluent treated and recycled in utilities; more than 60 % of the electric power requirement is fulfilled through solar energy. These are little step towards caring for the environment.
Speaking about the drive, Idemitsu Lube India officials said, “We always plan activities that are environment safe and eco-friendly in nature and believe in zero wastage processes. In fact, most of the activities at our plant are done keeping in mind the eco-system. We are an environment conscious company. Hence, we conducted this plantation drive that will help and nurture the environment and nature.”
Along with the drive, IdemitsuLube India also distributed jute bags among its employees and business associates to promote the usage of sustainable products instead of plastic bags.
About Idemitsu Lube India Pvt. Ltd.
Idemitsu Lube India Pvt. Ltd. is a subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Japan). Idemitsu is a leading Automobile and Industrial lubricant manufacturing company from Japan. Since its establishment in 1911, Idemitsu has been progressively working & aiming towards providing environmental-friendly, high quality and latest technology lubricants to the customers. Idemitsu’s Indian operations were commenced in 2006 as a Lubricant sales and marketing company with an objective to offer best in class, products and unique tailormade formulations to major Japanese OEMs in the country. In 2013, it started a state-of-the-art Lubricant Manufacturing plant with stringent quality controls in place to ensure that comprehensive range of premium products surpassed the quality requirements of automobile manufacturers.
The company has a wide range of Automotive Lubricants for Motorcycle, Scooters, Cars and Commercial Vehicles, along with Industrial range of lubricants. Idemitsu Lube India Pvt. Ltd. is certified with various global standards for quality; HSE management systems, like ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018.
About Yerala Project Society
Yerala Projects Society (YPS), is a not for profit, non-sectarian registered NGO working in Maharashtra since 1976. The focus of its work is :
- Integrated rural development
- Basic education and support services
- Health and HIV AIDS prevention
- Support to Nutrition
- Women empowerment and other
YPS is working in partnership with Governments, Foreign Organizations, Corporates and individual donors.
YPS is working in partnership with Idemitsu Lube India Pvt. Ltd. In Patalganga site covering 15- 20 villages in the last 3 years. The project, PEHCHAN in Patalganga is focused on Health Education, Nutrition Support to needy families and Women Empowerment.