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The Dalai Lama visits Italy and Ecozema® will contribute to the event’s sustainability

Dalai Lama visits ItalyThe Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Prize Winner in 1989, will be visiting Italy on 14 and 15 June, at the Modigliani Forum of Livorno, where he will hold a public conference focusing on the importance of the development of ethics and compassion, and the promotion of human values and inner qualities, also as a crisis-antidote.

This event will gather thousands of Buddhist practitioners and students coming from all over Italy and not only to listen to his words.

In order to significantly reduce the event’s environmental impact, a Sustainability Project was designed. The event organizers searched for ethically oriented partners and responsible suppliers when establishing a waste management plan. This is why Ecozema® biodegradable and compostable tableware will be used during the event.

This Sustainability Project will not be limited to these two days but will continue for the entire month of June at the Lama Rzong Khapa Institute in Pomaia (in the province of Pisa), with a dense schedule of meetings and teachings.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyasto, who lives his life by the standards of simplicity and humility, is without a doubt one of the most outstanding figures of our times, for his extraordinary love for every living being, for his ability to convey constructive messages of tolerance and peace, and for his constant effort to overcome barriers and incomprehension with dialogue and non-violence.

For further information, please visit the official website.

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13/06/2014

Smart Life, great food and attention to the environment: Ecozema® at the GGD in Trieste.

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Girl Geek Dinners is an international organization that unites all women who are passionate about technology, web and new media. The key moments are the theme dinner parties organized to meet, exchange ideas and make a network among the people who shares the same interests.
“Smart Life: how digital technology is improving our lives” is the theme of the next Girl Geek Dinner Nordest, which will take place on Friday 13 June, at the Impact Hub headquarters in Trieste. Several female professionals and businesswomen who are creating new roles and spaces for the industry will participate.
At a Smart Life themed dinner party, it was a must to take a smarter approach even when it came to organize everything to the detail. This is why the dinner will be served on our biodegradable and compostable tableware included in our Design Food line.

The event will take place in collaboration with State of The Net, a worldwide reference yearly event about digital trends and web, taking place in June. Here are the links in Italian for the schedule and registration. Follow the updates with #ggdne9.

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11/06/2014

Ecozema® will be exhibiting at the Private Label International Trade Show

Private Label Manufacturers Association logoPLMA’s “World of Private Label” International Trade Show will take place on May 20 and 21, in Amsterdam.

The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) was founded in 1979 to bring retailers together with manufacturers to help them find new products, make new contacts with buyers from their field, and discover new ideas to boost the promotion and growth of private labels.

The Trade Show has been taking place annually for 30 years and this year it will present nearly 4.000 stands, including over 50 national and regional pavilions.

Come visit us at PLMA’s “World of Private Label” International Trade Show! Stand: 535 Pavillion/Hall: ICE Pavillion – RAI / Holland Complex

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09/05/2014

Assembly of Italian Alpine Troopers 2014

foto-logo-alpiniFrom 9 to 11 May 2014, Pordenone will welcome more than 450.000 people in occasion of the 87th Assembly of Italian Alpine Troopers with this year’s theme: “The Alpine Troopers: a model for Italy”.

The Assembly is sponsored not only by local authorities but also by companies, like ours, that share the same values as this beloved group of troopers and contribute to the organization of such a huge event. (altro…)

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08/05/2014

For a shared vision about eco-innovation: the EREP Manifesto

‹‹ We are in need of innovation: the current production and consumption processes are not sustainable. We must change them. By 2030, three billion middle-class consumers will join us Europeans in a higher quality of life. These are good news but resources, some of which are already depleted, will suffer. Nonetheless, we know how to act in order to change this tendency››.

These are the words with which the Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik, in a recent statement, stressed the need of a shared vision of eco-innovation challenges within the EU.

The European Resource Efficiency Platform (EREP) is the tool Potočnik has created, together with stakeholders from all sectors, to transition toward a resource-efficient economy and society.

Here follows the Manifesto including the guidelines for policy makers and companies that wish to undertake the European road towards eco-innovation.

Download the Manifesto & Policy Recommendations of EUROPEAN RESOURCE EFFICIENCY PLATFORM (EREP).

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08/05/2014