“Vitmark-Ukraine” supported the First Odessa International Forum of the European Youth Parliament. This is a unique event for the young people gathered MPs of Ukraine and a dozen other countries. The Forum was held from 16 to 19 August, with the support of the Odessa City Council of the European Union to Ukraine, as well as with the assistance of a number of Ukrainian companies. The theme of the Forum in 2012 became the ecology and environmental protection.
This year the Forum covered such “green” theme, as the outcome of the UN Summit Rio 20, global climate change, the operation of emissions trading systems, the development of strategies to reduce energy consumption and the search for alternative energy sources.
During the Forum, the delegates had the opportunity to learn from the ecological point of both the public and private sectors. Andrey Kren, manager of public relations “Vitmark-Ukraine” was made at the Forum with the presentation of the Company’s environmental policy. The report presented the initiative “Vitmark-Ukraine” on environmental issues, in particular – the company’s participation in a project with Tetra Pak for the collection and recycling of waste cartons, Tetra Pak, and joint environmental education projects for school children, planned for 2012 and 2013.
In addition to theoretical material and scientific publications Forum delegates also appreciated the practical implementation of the concept of “green” responsible business at the special training, conducted by Andrey Kren with Anna Tarantsova, manager of environmental protection, Tetra Pak in Ukraine. Forum delegates were able to personally prepare the Tetra Pak packaging for recycling after drinking products in carton – juices TM “Our Juice.”