About 250 Trees Planted at its Centex community, Woodbury
CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 22, 2015 – PulteGroup, the parent company of the Pulte Homes, Centex and Del Webb communities in Charlotte, participated in the TreesCharlotte initiative to help achieve a 50 percent tree canopy coverage by 2050.
Established in 2012, TreesCharlotte works tirelessly to address the City’s tree loss from development, protect its forests and native species, and create new green space.
“We are very excited for PulteGroup to be the first homebuilder we’ve partnered with,” said Dave Cable, executive director of TreesCharlotte. “We encourage homebuilders and developers to preserve trees when possible and replace trees that are removed. We are grateful for Pulte’s contribution to our mission by donating trees, tools and volunteers for our planting event. Good stewards of the community and our environment, our corporate sponsors play a major role in helping us achieve our goal.”
On Thursday, October 29, PulteGroup employees planted mapproximately 230 trees at its Woodbury community on near I-485 and Albemarle Road.
“We are pleased to be partnering with TreesCharlotte,” says Jon Cherry, division president of the Company’s Charlotte Division. “For nearly 30 years, we have been a part of this community. PulteGroup’s responsibility is not just to build homes, but to build and improve communities and positively impact the lives of our neighbors. We are excited about rolling up our sleeves and planting trees to enhance and protect the area’s green space.”
Established in 2012, TreesCharlotte is a nonprofit partnered with the City of Charlotte that is dedicated to expanding Charlotte’s tree canopy with the goal of attaining 50% tree canopy by 2050. Achieving this goal calls for planting 500,000 trees over the coming decades. In addition to planting trees, TreesCharlotte serves as stewards of the land, protecting trees from disease and educating the public about tree care. For more information about TreesCharlotte, visit www.treescharlotte.org. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TreesCharlotte or on Twitter at @TreesCharlotte.
About PulteGroup, Inc.
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), based in Atlanta, is one of America’s largest homebuilding companies with operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. In the Greater Charlotte area, the company currently has 00 communities. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb and DiVosta Homes, the company is one of the industry’s most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer groups and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide homebuyers with innovative solutions and consumer inspired homes and communities to make lives better.