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Panasonic leads a movement for conserving environment of the first natural and cultural world heritage of Vietnam

Panasonic Vietnam, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment (MONRE) and UNESCO jointly hold an integrated natural and education program for over 600 people at UNESCO World Heritage Site - Trang An landscape complex on 23rd January 2015, within a series of activities to celebrate for receiving the World Cultural & Natural Heritage Certificate.

From right to left, (3rd) Mr. Dinh Quoc Tri, Vice Chairman, Ninh Binh People Committee. (4th) Mr. Bui Cach Tuyen, Deputy Minister, MONRE. (5th) Mrs Katherine Muller-marin, Representative of UNESCO in Vietnam and (6th) Mr. Eiji Fukumori, General Manager of Panasonic Vietnam.

Together with the Trees planting festival “Panasonic for a greener Vietnam”, the World Heritage Eco Learning Program was implemented in line with an eco workshop for 100 local students. Throughout all activities, Panasonic promoted the beauty and significance of the World Heritages sites, practically contribute to protect the environment and enhance awareness of conserving world heritage for local citizen, especially young generation.

The trees planting festival is an initiative of Panasonic Vietnam under Eco-relay framework to engage employees with local citizen, aiming to raise environmental awareness in community through their positive environmental actions and improving their lifestyles. With 30,200 trees planted in this activity, the total number of trees planted over the last 4 years has reached 70,000.

As part of the program, 100 students in the center of world heritage Trang An Landscape complex joined in World heritage eco learning class and Eco Workshop - making cup holder from discarded bottle and assembling hybrid cars powered by solar batteries. These hand-on experiences not only induce their love with the world heritage nearby their house but also guide them practical way to reduce the wastes generated in the tourism area.

The educational activity is further extended to public with Panasonic and UNESCO joint initiatives: the photo exhibition “Discover the wonder of world heritage” and information corner “Connecting global world heritage”. Aiming to enhance the awareness of tourists for world heritage conservation, the Photo exhibition will continue to be displayed in all heritage sites of Vietnam while the Information corner is donated to Trang An Landscape Complex as a permanent information display.

By cooperating with UNESCO and government authorities, Panasonic Vietnam will continues to support sustainable development of Vietnam by various environmental and educational activities including eco relay, eco learning program, eco picture diary contest, Kid Witness News and many eco workshop at Panasonic Risupia Vietnam.

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