UNES took part in the UON Annual Tree Planting Day as a special event as it embraces Corporate Social Responsibility that strives to take care of the environment, neighboring community and other stakeholders through Environmental Sustainability Initiative. UNES is committed to Environmental Protection and Conservation that is encompassed in all its actions abiding by the rule of law in line with the Environmental Management and Coordination Act.
The event was collaboratively consolidated by University of Nairobi as an Annual Tree Planting Day that saw over 10,000 Tree Seedlings Planted between April 3 – 6, 2018. It was climaxed on April 6, 2018, when 6,500 trees were planted at Wangari Maathai Campus at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.
The occasion was graced by the Chief Guest, Prof. Japheth Ntiba, the Permanent Secretary for Higher Education, Ministry of Education. Among the guest were Dr. Vijoo Ratansi, Chancellor UoN, Prof. Peter F. Mbithi, Vice Chancellor UoN who both paid tribute to the late Wangari Maathai and hailed her for the exemplary plight that she displayed over the years in conserving the environment. Prof. Kiama Principle CAVS and other Unit Heads were also present.