Saving Our Only Home
At QNET, we know climate change is the greatest threat to our planet’s future. The levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere are at their highest levels in two million years and they are climbing.
These gases are warming our planet. We are already witnessing their impact as increased droughts, wildfires, floods, and storms ravage our communities and animal species teeter on the brink of extinction.
What We Can Do
As a corporation, we understand the role we have in addressing climate change and other environmental issues. As we empower our employees and distributors to champion sustainable practices in their daily lives, we also seek to partner with trusted environmental actors to spearhead sustainable initiatives around the world and drive a global discussion around sustainability.
By working together, our partnerships can be a force multiplier, extending our reach and increasing our impact. By focusing on building a Green Legacy, we can change the future and leave a healthier, cleaner, and better planet for generations to come.
QNET’s Reforestation Initiative
According to the World Wildlife Fund, tropical forests are losing more than 30 football fields worth of trees every minute. To catch up with deforestation by 2050, the world would need to grow enough trees to cover an area five times the size of India.
QNET understands the critical role forests hold in the livelihoods, ecology, culture, and health of communities in which we work. Forests support more than 80% of the world’s land species and protect 75% of our freshwater. They reduce the risk of natural disasters such as floods and landslides and more than 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their income.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals identify reforestation and sustainable forest management as key to combating climate change.
Reforestation comes at a price, however. Reverting land into forest can adversely impact food and energy production. QNET is leading a global discussion on responsible and sustainable reforestation and what it means for the communities where we work.
Our Global Forest
QNET launched its Green Legacy in 2021 by partnering with Ecomatcher to plant a global forest.
The first phase of QNET’s reforestation initiative will see a total of 3,000 trees planted in Kenya, the Philippines,
and the United Arab Emirates, with each country receiving 1,000 trees. Our goal is to plant at least 10,000 trees by the end of 2022.
EcoMatcher is a Hong Kong-based, B-Corp certified social enterprise that enables companies to help with reforestation efforts around the world through a technology-based platform. The EcoMatcher website provides full transparency on tree-planting projects, such as each tree’s location, date of planting, species, and the farmer in charge of its growth. Through its Global Forest programme, companies can plant trees in different parts of the world, and present them to customers, employees, and other stakeholders who share their passion for sustainable living and development.
Partner Foundations for QNET’s Global Forest
Let’s Work Together
This is our home, and we all have the responsibility to take care of it.
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