September 26, 2023

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Bapcor. Team Spirit.

Bapcor Limited is Asia Pacific’s leading provider of vehicle parts, accessories, equipment, service and solutions. And now they are providing funds and labour for an inner Melbourne park.

TREES PLANTED

500

Bapcor Limited may not be a household name, but we bet you will encounter their work many times a day.

 

The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and operates in a competitive environment succeeding on the basis of superior customer service, innovation and extensive product range. Bapcor established the Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) in December 2018. This CVG business unit comprises specialist wholesale and specialist trade businesses that distribute light and heavy commercial vehicle parts and accessories to the Australian market.

 

 

 

 

Bapcor are Asia Pacific’s leading provider of vehicle parts, accessories, equipment, service and solutions, and house the widest range of car parts in the world. The retail business includes Autobarn, Australia’s premium retail offering, Autopro and Service businesses Midas, ABS, Shock Shop and Battery Town. With a team of over 5,000 at 1,000 locations in Australia, NZ, and Thailand, they are also dedicated to protecting and improving our urban parks.

 

A variety of plants is important to a healthy ecosystem.

 

Lending a hand to build a more sustainable future, the senior leadership team for the Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) joined us at Westgate Biodiversity Park, Port Melbourne in September to plant 500 native trees.

 

The Bapcor team (plus a few extras).

 

We enjoyed the company of Bapcor Ltd. employees who joined us to plant essential native trees, understory bushes and grasses, to help enhance Westgate Park . The park has been a long-term project of Fifteen Trees and we have been working with the volunteers from Westgate Biodiversity for almost a decade. These inner-urban parks are crucial wildlife corridors and are susceptible to nearby industrial and road pollution.

 

Before the planting was the mulching.

 

Westgate Biodiversity includes Bili Nursery & Landcare Inc. and is a community-based not-for-profit organisation based at the foot of one of Melbourne’s most iconic and main transport arterials from the West to the city, Westgate Bridge.

 

 

Westgate Biodiversity not only grow and sell locally indigenous plants, but are working passionately to restore Westgate Park. Bapcor are helping the volunteers at Westgate Biodiversity with this aim.

And for this we are very grateful.

 


 

Corporate volunteer opportunities have been proven to bring teams together, drive up employee engagement, experience something new in a different environment, provides a platform for employees to express their individual values and interests, improvement of mental and physical health, and additionally fosters a sense that they are part of a bigger cause.

 

If you are interested in how your business and Fifteen Trees could work together, contact Colleen at <[email protected]> and ask for a proposal tailor fitted to your company plus check out our COMPANY page for more info.

 

 

Writer – Lou Ridsdale

 

Lou is a big fan of words and has been our Comms Manager since 2019.

 

She is a green thumb, Earth Lover, big-hearted nature freak, plus a savvy media and horticulture expert, who passionately believe that everyone can lead a more nourishing and sustainable life. Her passion for education + communication being the most empowering tool for change is reflected in her setting up her side hustle Hey Hoe Let’s Grow. She also founded Food Is Free Inc., a unique grassroots food security platform specialising in food security education. She fell in love with trees after reading The Magic Faraway Tree as a child.

 

You can find Lou here

 

 

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