Global professional services network, Russell Bedford International, is commemorating its 40th anniversary, a remarkable milestone in its distinguished history, by partnering with the renowned non-profit organisation, One Tree Planted. The network is reaffirming its unwavering commitment to environmental conservation by planting a total of 1,600 trees worldwide. This symbolic gesture, which involves 40 trees in each of 40 different locations, serves as a vibrant celebration of both the network's four-decade journey and its steadfast dedication to sustainability.
Over the course of four decades, Russell Bedford International has established a global network of independent firms, providing essential services in auditing, taxation, and consulting. This enduring legacy underscores the network's core values of connectivity, collaboration, positive impact and excellence, reflecting its influential presence on the global stage.
In observance of the 40th anniversary, Russell Bedford International is taking proactive steps to give back to the environment and contribute to the overall well-being of our planet. Through their collaboration with One Tree Planted, their mission is twofold: to fortify reforestation efforts and to heighten public consciousness regarding the imperative need to safeguard our precious natural resources.
Matt Hill, Founder & Chief Environmental Evangelist at One Tree Planted, expressed his excitement for this momentous occasion, stating: "We all have a role to play in protecting the environment and combating climate change, and we admire Russell Bedford International’s dedication to being a force for good. With Russell Bedford International’s commitment to giving back to the environment by planting 1600 trees to celebrate the milestone of their 40 years, we will restore forests, create habitat for biodiversity, and make a positive social impact for nature and communities around the world.”
Russell Bedford's CEO, Stephen Hamlet, adds his perspective: "As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are thrilled to make a pledge that symbolises our enduring commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. By planting 40 trees in 40 different locations, we not only acknowledge our 40 years, but look to promote a greener future for generations to come.
Russell Bedford International extends an open invitation to its member firms to participate in this profound initiative. Through collective efforts, the organisation is proud to support the global community by fostering a healthier and more sustainable planet.
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