Vivo Energy marks 2023 Earth Day at La Enobal Basic Sch
Students learn how to earn “Cash from Trash” thanks to circular economy
Accra, Ghana– 2nd May 2023: Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive marketer and distributor of Shell branded fuels and lubricants in partnership with the United Way Ghana, have commemorate Earth Day at the La Enobal Basic School under the theme “Cash from Trash”.
Earth Day is an annual event day celebrated on April 22 globally. On this special occasion, businesses, individuals or any organisations are invited to promote activities that help preserve the environment.
For United Way Ghana and Vivo Energy Ghana, it was the opportunity to involve employees and volunteers of both companies to mark the day with an educational activity. Pupils from the La Enobal Basic School were taught how they could generate revenue from their waste to help finance their basic needs; an act that is geared towards promoting sustainable waste management practices and protecting the environment under the Sustainable Development Goals 3,13 and 15.
At the event, Vivo Energy Ghana’s Green Champions, a dedicated group of employees leading green initiative in the company, demonstrated various ways of recycling waste into cash, including recycling and upcycling. They also provided practical tips on how to reduce waste and conserve the environment.
Commenting on the partnership, Vivo Energy Ghana’s Managing Director, Mr. Kader Maiga, said, “We are delighted to partner with United Way to commemorate Earth Day. At Vivo Energy, we are committed to promoting sustainable waste management practices and protecting the environment. We believe that by working together, we can make a difference and create a more sustainable future for all.”
The Head Teacher of La Enobal Basic School, expressed his appreciation to Vivo Energy and the United Way for organising the event. He said, “This event has been very informative and educative. Our students have learned a lot about the importance of protecting the environment and how to recycle waste to generate cash. We are grateful to Vivo Energy Ghana and the United Way for their support.”
Vivo Energy Ghana in line with its sustainability framework has engaged in various environmental projects to encourage individuals and organizations to take actions towards building a circular economy.
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