Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
Allied Van Lines Inc., one of the world’s largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Tree Canada, a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments has resulted in more than 16,500 trees to be planted across Canada by the end of the year.
Over the past three years, a tree has been or will be planted by Tree Canada for every 3,000 miles driven by Allied Canada, which has equated to more than 45 million miles or 15,000 trees. Allied Canada contributed $11,052 in incremental support that has allowed Tree Canada to plant an additional 1600 trees on the behalf of its customers.
"The last three years of our partnership with Tree Canada have been very rewarding,” commented Rob Grohn, president of Allied Van Lines Canada. "As we drive across this great country, it will be exciting to visually see the impact we’ve made in helping the environment."
“We appreciate corporate leaders like Allied Van Lines and their commitment to our environment,” said Michael Rosen, president of Tree Canada. “Their legacy will be seen and felt for generations to come throughout our country.”
About Allied Van Lines
Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 400 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Allied is one of the world’s largest moving companies and one of the established global brands of SIRVA, Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit http://www.allied.com. Allied Van Lines, Inc., U.S. DOT No. 076235
About SIRVA Inc.
SIRVA Inc. is a leading provider of relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The company handles all aspects of relocation, including home purchase and home sale services, household goods moving, mortgage services, and home closing and settlement services. SIRVA conducts more than 300,000 relocations per year, transferring corporate and government employees in addition to individual consumers. SIRVA’s well-recognized brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Relocation and SIRVA Settlement. More information about SIRVA can be found on the Company's Web site at http://www.sirva.com.
About Tree Canada
Tree Canada is a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments. A winner of the Canadian Environmental Award (2007), Tree Canada engages Canadian companies, government agencies and individuals to support the planting of trees, the greening of schoolyards, and other efforts to sensitize Canadians to the benefits of planting and maintaining trees. To date, more than 76 million trees have been planted, more than 450 schoolyards have been greened, and Tree Canada has organized 8 national urban forest conferences. More information about Tree Canada is available at http://www.treecanada.ca.