By georgitte. bamboo. At Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 10:11:22 AM.
bamboo an integral part of cultures as diverse and far apart as Asia Africa and South America seemingly everywhere and yet this humble plant could turn out to be the savior of our planet it s a bold claim but we ve taken nature for granted for too long we never imagined that our trees and forests would be in danger of disappearing but they are for years now the APC group has been planting growing and nurturing embracing the triple bottom line of people planet profit and the core values of sustainability environmental awareness and corporate social responsibility with offices around the world plantations on four continents and employing more than 4,000 people
calamus as per plantations also known as giant bamboo its stems grow more than 30 metres high at a fast growth rate and it provides optimal physical properties for its use in construction in the making of planks panels boards and much more when technically managed bamboo plantations can revert the soil degradation of overused areas restoring the landscapes and adding many social environmental and economic benefits in only two years new bamboo plantations can revert the soil erosion by up to 70% communities organized in associations are proven to be an effective formula to transform the land and the available labour force into true business opportunities through technical management of bamboo plantations whether for the preparation and sell
from bamboo is now known as the intelligent fabric something not lost on major brands such as Versace and Lacoste who now has bamboo clothing in their luxury ranges and that s not to mention another part of the APC group Ecotec Asia and their trademarked product boutiques whose beautifully made bamboo bicycles and luggage are already making waves on international markets the APC groups bamboo is also impacting the flooring industry with the world s largest wholesale distributors appreciating the strength durability and texture of a remarkable wood that is hard-wearing resistant to moisture and insects and simply beautiful energy food clothing