Uganda Baati Limited has announced the continuation of its longstanding partnership with Uganda Hockey as the title sponsor of the national hockey league.
With the league as the premier hockey competition platform in the country, bringing together the best and most talented hockey sportsmen and women.
Hockey is the 3rd most popular game in the world, with over 2.2 billion fans.
The platform also offers the perfect opportunity for community development and corporate sustainability, under our Corporate social investment pillar, the Environment.
Uganda Baati has been deliberate in promoting green manufacturing, the “Score A Tree” campaign is one way of addressing these environmental changes.
It is using sports as a subtle platform in creating awareness about the need for sustainable practices like planting more trees.
Under the ‘Score a Tree’, Uganda Baati and Uganda Hockey commit to planting a tree for each goal scored throughout the course of the season.
National Forestry Authority(NFA) has identified 5 hectares within Mabira Forest to which this partnership shall focus its restoration activities this year.
In future, this coverage is envisioned to grow.
The business head at Uganda Baati,George Arodi said climate change is one of the most pressing paradoxes of this generation, adding that as we strive for industrial growth as a responsible organization,there is a need to mindful of the traditional environmental impact of production .
“We are blessed to be given an opportunity to contribute to combating climate change, through environmental conservation efforts under the programs of Uganda Baati and encourage the athletes to score beyond their own abilities to see to it that we plant as many trees as practically possible,” said Arodi.
The President, of Uganda Hockey, Philip Wafula said he was grateful for the continued support of Uganda Baati to their efforts to keep developing the sport in Uganda.
“This sponsorship dates from 2018, a historical partnership whose products made history representing the country at the Africa Cup of Nations in Accra Ghana earlier this year, we are truly grateful to Uganda Baati,”he said.