All thumbs up for the environment. Belle Kaagapay, Tagaytay Highlands, 2GO Group, Inc., and Sagittarius Mining, Inc. executives, leaders and volunteers reaffirm their commitment to realizing Tagaytay Highlands’ vision of planting one million trees by 2044 during the ninth One Tree at Time planting event held on December 7, 2018.
Belle Kaagapay, along with its partners namely, Tagaytay Highlands, 2GO Group, Inc., and Sagittarius Mining, Inc., joined hands at the annual One Tree at a Time planting event on December 7, 2018 at various sites in Tagaytay Highlands.
Leading the tree planting were Manuel A. Gana, Belle Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer; Lennie A. Mendoza, Tagaytay Highlands Senior Vice President for Operations; and Claire Kramer, Tagaytay Highlands Club General Manager.
In his speech at the event, Mr. Gana reaffirmed the Company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and realizing the vision of planting one million trees in Tagaytay Highlands by 2044 set by Tagaytay Highlands’ founder Willy N. Ocier.
Ms. Kramer also addressed the attendees. She said, “I encourage each of us to do our own little share in helping save and preserve the environment. Today, we restart that by planting, One Tree at a Time.”
This year’s One Tree at Time drew nearly a hundred volunteers who planted more than 500 saplings.
Belle Kaagapay is the corporate social responsibility arm of Belle Corporation.
About Belle Corporation
Belle Corporation is a developer of tourism and leisure destinations in the Philippines. Its principal asset is the City of Dreams Manila in PAGCOR Entertainment City by Manila Bay, which is being leased on a long-term basis to Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation (Melco). In addition to lease income, Belle is accorded a share in revenues or earnings from City of Dreams Manila’s gaming operations through the operating agreement between its 78.7%-owned subsidiary, Premium Leisure Corporation (PLC), and Melco. Belle also owns approximately one hectare of presently undeveloped land across from the City of Dreams Manila site.
South of Metro Manila, Belle owns significant real estate assets and develops premium residential resort projects around Tagaytay City. Among its exclusive destinations are the club and golf facilities and residential communities of Tagaytay Highlands and Tagaytay Midlands, as well as a further 800 hectares intended for future development.