CENN in collaboration with ProCredit Bank kicked off the Beat Plastic Pollution Competition with a workshop from experts in sustainability strategizing and behaviour-centred campaign design.
Competition participants learnt how to conduct waste audits and design behaviour-centred campaigns.
The training sessions were led by Italy-based sustainability expert and US-based expert on behaviour and environment (from the Centre for Behaviour & Environment – RARE).
Head of environmental management from Procredit Bank shared bank’s experience in transitioning to sustainable practices and acquiring environmental management systems certification.
Plastic pollution is a serious challenge in Georgia that requires a joint action both from the government and the private sector. Irao Insurance Company was one of the first to target plastic waste generated by the company by changing internal procurement practices. A representative of Irao Insurance gave a speech on their activities to minimize single-use plastic and shared best practices with the attendees
At the end of the event, participants walked around Procredit Bank’s green office and gained insight into the Bank’s resource-efficient and green systems.
The competition unites representatives from civil society, the private sector, and embassies. During the following months they will work on reducing single-use plastic usage within their institutions.
The Beat Plastic Pollution competition is organised with financial support from the German government within the Reducing Single-use Plastic Consumption project, which is implemented by CENN with support from GIZ, Prevent Waste Alliance, RARE and in partnership with ProCredit Bank. The media partner of the project is BMG.