Phoenix backs Earth Hour-A A +A
Saturday, March 23, 2013
LEADING independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. will join the world in celebrating Earth Hour 2013 tomorrow, as part of its advocacy in creating a more sustainable planet.
Phoenix Petroleum, along with government, other private agencies, and households all over the world will turn-off their non-essential lights and appliances at 8:30 pm to 9:30 p.m.
Leading the event in Davao City is SM Lanang Premier in support of the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). This year's theme, "I Will If You Will" aims to encourage individuals, organizations, and corporations to protect our environment and help in mitigating climate change.
The Earth Hour is an annual global event that started in 2007 in Australia. It is held on the last Saturday of every March, and participated by millions of people across 135 countries to raise awareness on the need for climate change action.
Aside from the significant celebration of Earth Hour, Phoenix has other programs for the Environment, such as pawikan conservation, Philippine Eagle adoption, regular tree planting activities and coastal clean-ups.
Phoenix Petroleum is committed in protecting our environment and helping in making a greener future for the next generation.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 23, 2013.