Pellerano & Herrera celebrates Dominican Reforestation MonthPublished on:
On October 29, Pellerano & Herrera held its annual reforestation day in celebration of the National Reforestation Month in the Dominican Republic, month in which the country sets the goal to plant 2.5 million trees of different species throughout the national territory.
The event took place at the National Biodiversity Park, Gonzalo district, Province of Monte Plata, and served as "a continuation of the social responsibility program initiatives the firm has been implementing in favor of education and the environment," noted firm partners Luis Rafael Pellerano, Gustavo Mena and Lucy Objío.
During the event, held in coordination with the Vice-Ministry of Forest Resources of the Quisqueya Verde National Plan, Pellerano & Herrera’s team planted 1,000 native mahogany trees as part of its commitment to the environment.
For over 25 years Pellerano & Herrera has been dedicated to improving education and the preservation of the environment through the Pellerano & Herrera Foundation. Since 2009, the firm is a green office continuously evaluating its business practices and implementing policies aimed at reducing generated waste and consumption of natural resources in order to minimize its impact on the environment. Pellerano & Herrera is a member of the Legal Sector Alliance, an inclusive movement of legal organizations working to improve the environmental sustainability of their operations.
Pellerano & Herrera has strengthened its environmental practice in the last two years as a result of global environmental awareness and the importance of being socially responsible. Additionally, its environmental legal practice is the leader in the Dominican Republic, headed by Gustavo Mena, renowned environmental expert.