Pangani District Award
In May 2007, Tanga Forests Ltd won a price for its contribution to the economic development in Pangani District. Tanga Regional Authority had appointed the Business Times Ltd (BTL) to select the top five companies and organisations in the district.
All major companies and organisations in the District participated, and Tanga Forest Ltd was one of two private companies to be awarded a price, and the received the only award in the categories of economic and environmental development. The award was in recognition of the size of the project, trees planted, employment and social services to surrounding communities.
MUET Environmental Trust Award
Mufindi Environmental Trust, a leading NGO in the Southern Highlands, awarded Green Resources the price for the most important environmental contribution to Mufindi District in at the start of 2007. Green Resources was praised for planting 3 million new trees in 2007. This is believed to be an all time record by a private company in
Tanzania, or indeed East Africa.