Air Products and Anandvan Foundation Inaugurate Anadavan Dense Forest on Earth Day

Six thousand square feet mini forest consisting of 1,600 saplings has been created in Pune

Air Products (NYSE: APD), a world leader in industrial gases megaproject development and execution, partnered with Anandvan Foundation to inaugurate Anandvan Dense Forest on Earth Day. 

The 6,000 square feet mini forest project has been set up in partnership with Air Products, Anandvan Foundation and Forest Department of Pune. The mini forest has been set up using the Miyawaki technique of growing forests in a shorter period of about 20-30 years, including smaller green patches that grow in two years, unlike naturally grown forests. The model dense forest grows ten times faster and is 30 times denser than traditional forests. The newly created mini forest in Pune houses 1,600 saplings consisting of over 100 native and rare varieties.  

Air Products and Anandvan Foundation inaugurate Anadavan Dense Forest on Earth Day.

”Air Products is committed to our host communities,” said Sushila Mani, managing director, Air Products India. “Air Products is working to solve the world’s urgent energy and environmental needs through large-scale gasification, carbon capture, hydrogen for mobility and energy transition. We are pleased to partner with Anandvan Foundation to create and sustainably manage the growth of the Anandvan Dense Forest in Pune.” 

Pictured left to right: Mukesh Sanas, Range Forest Officer, Praveen Kumar Anand, Founder President, Anandvan Foundation and Sushila Mani, Managing Director, Air Products India

“We are excited to inaugurate the model Anandvan Dense Forest on Earth Day, said Praveen Kumar Anand, Founder President, Anandvan Foundation. “The dense forest is extremely effective in absorbing carbon dioxide, producing oxygen, promoting biodiversity and reducing the temperature in the vicinity. We are thankful to Air Products India and the Forest Department of Pune for partnering in our endeavor to protect and care for the environment through forest conservation and afforestation. The dense forest project can be created in as little as 100 square feet space, and can be set up in housing societies, corporate office campus and educational institutes. We are also organizing special volunteering events for children and grownups on this all-important occasion of Earth Day.” 

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for over 80 years focused on serving energy, environmental, and emerging markets. The Company has two growth pillars driven by sustainability. Air Products’ base business provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemicals, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food. The Company also develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas and carbon-capture projects, supplying world-scale clean hydrogen for global transportation, industrial markets, and the broader energy transition. Additionally, Air Products is the world leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment, and globally -provides turbomachinery, membrane systems and cryogenic containers.

The Company had fiscal 2022 sales of $12.7 billion from operations in over 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $65 billion. More than 21,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and reimagine what's possible to address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit airproducts.in or follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram.

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About Anandvan
Anandvan Foundation is a registered “Public Charitable Trust” (Registered under Society Registration  Act 1860,21 MH 1587/2015/Pune) based in Pune, Maharashtra, India committed to serving the cause of Environment by creating Urban Forests. 

Our mission is to reclaim and revitalize urban spaces, specially urban forests from filth and neglect and turn them into a source of wellness for the society, through consistent shram-daan, creative imagination, positive engagement and environmental education.

Over the last 10 years, Anandvan Foundation has thus far successfully transformed more than 60 acres of abused Reserve Forest into lush green forest full of native varieties of trees, in Pune city with support from Forest Department of Pune, Citizens and Corporates. Anandvan Foundation, through its Environmental Training Workshops, has been training thousands of school children in Pune in skills required to create and sustain Urban Forests. 

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Phone/Whatsapp: (+91)9890688566, Email: info@anandvanfoundation.org