Accra, June 6, GNA - Net Impact Ghana Professional Chapter has called on governments, communities, and businesses to reaffirm their commitment for innovative, sustainable, and adaptive policies on nature preservation and its impact on students, businesses, and the world at large.
It said as an organization in support of various environmental causes, “we pledge our contribution to caring for nature and rebuilding the planet on this World Environment Day.”
A statement issued in Accra by Mr. Tsonam Cleanse Akpeloo, Executive Secretary of NET IMPACT Ghana Professional Chapter to commemorate the World Environment Day said “Let’s join hands to preserve this planet. Together, we can achieve tremendous success as we seek to preserve this beautiful planet we call home,” it added.
This year’s event is on the theme “Biodiversity” and calls on individuals to tell the world why nature matters and what we’re doing to care for it.
Perennially, Governments, citizens, communities, and businesses around the world commemorate World Environment Day, one of the United Nations’ renowned annual events to focus their efforts on pressing environmental issues.
It said the event inspires several people around the world to take significant action for the sake of the planet by contributing to different projects around the world.
The statement said within the era of the coronavirus confronted with the fragility of life and the connection to nature and the planet, the call for urgent action was even more pronounced.
It said the Virus has exacerbated the situation and has highlighted that nature in numerous instances was on the verge of collapse.
“We rely on nature for our energy, food, and essentially everything we need. This pivotal time in history is the time to wake up and rebuild our societies and by extension our planet,” it added.
It said Net Impact, is a non-profit membership organization for students and professionals interested in using business skills in support of various social and environmental causes, acknowledged that the preservation of nature has to be prioritized and the time for action was now.
“We will persist until we see a real and sustainable change to support this amazing Planet we call home,” the statement said.