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  • Writer's pictureMegan McNair Mascarello

Embracing Diversity and Equality: SmartScaping's Commitment on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

As we observe the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, SmartScaping stands in solidarity with global efforts to promote equality, justice, and mutual respect among all individuals, regardless of their race or background. This day, commemorated annually on March 21, serves as a poignant reminder of our collective responsibility to combat racial discrimination and work towards an inclusive society.


At #SmartScaping, diversity and inclusivity are not just policies but integral to our identity and operations. With a team that boasts over 90% diversity, we are a testament to the strength and creativity that flourishes when people from various backgrounds come together. Our company culture is built on the foundation of respect, understanding, and collaboration, allowing us to provide innovative and culturally sensitive #landscaping solutions to our diverse clientele.


The significance of this day traces back to the tragic events of March 21, 1960, in Sharpeville, South Africa, where peaceful demonstrators against apartheid were met with violence, resulting in numerous deaths and injuries. The memory of Sharpeville serves as a stark reminder of the injustices that can arise from racial prejudice and intolerance.


In light of this year's theme, which focuses on the recognition, justice, and development of people of African descent, SmartScaping reaffirms its dedication to fostering an environment where every employee and client is valued and respected. We recognize that our team's diverse perspectives and experiences enrich our success and the vibrancy of our services.


Our mission, "God Created It, We Maintain It," echoes our commitment to stewardship—not just of the natural environment but of our human resources and community relations. We continually strive to maintain a workplace and service portfolio that reflects our values of equality, #sustainability, and #community engagement.


As we commemorate the #InternationalDayfortheEliminationofRacialDiscrimination, we invite our clients, partners, and the broader community to join us in reflecting on the importance of #diversity and #inclusion. Together, we can cultivate a culture of understanding and respect, paving the way for a brighter, more equitable future.



Call to Action: To learn more about SmartScaping's commitment to diversity and inclusivity and how our values shape our services, visit our website at www.smartscaping.co. Let's embrace our shared humanity and work together towards eliminating racial discrimination in all its forms.




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