Uganda BAATI Limited (UBL) Sponsors Uganda Hockey League 2022, Under The Score A Tree Campaign
By Our Reporter
Uganda Baati Ltd, on Monday announced the continuation of its longstanding partnership with Uganda Hockey as the title sponsor of the national hockey league with a Ugx15m sponsorship kitty.
With the league as the premier hockey competition platform in the country, bringing together the best and most talented hockey sportsmen and women.
Hockey is the 3rd most popular game in the world, with over 2.2 billion fans. The platform also offers the perfect opportunity for community development and corporate sustainability, under our Corporate social investment pillar, the Environment.
Uganda Baati has been deliberate in promoting green manufacturing, The Score A tree campaign is one way of addressing these environmental changes, using sports as a subtle platform in creating awareness about the need for sustainable practices like planting more trees.
Under the ‘Score a Tree’, Uganda Baati and Uganda Hockey commit to planting a tree for each goal scored throughout the course of the season. National Forestry Authority has identified 5 Hectares within Mabira Forest to which this partnership shall focus its restoration activities this year. In future, this coverage is envisioned to grow.
Climate change is one of the most pressing paradoxes of our time, as we strive for industrial growth as a responsible organization, we are mindful of the traditional environmental impact of production and we have put in place tangible ways to drive sustainable practices both within our manufacturing facilities, across the supply chain, and through our community engagements. We are therefore cognizant of the fact that we need to safeguard Uganda from additional threats of climate change.
“We are blessed to be given an opportunity to contribute to combating climate change, through environmental conservation efforts under the programs of Uganda Baati and encourage the athletes to score beyond their own abilities to see to it that we plant as many trees as practically possible,” said George Arodi, the Business Head Uganda Baati
“We are grateful for the continued support of Uganda Baati to our efforts to keep developing the sport in Uganda. This sponsorship dates from 2018, a historical partnership whose products made history representing the country at the Africa Cup of Nations in Accra Ghana earlier this year, we are truly grateful to Uganda Baati,” The President, of Uganda Hockey Mr. Wafula Philip said.