Conference without plastic, fair trade products and a workshop on sustainable fashion. University conference UP Business Camp has joined the campaign for sustainable development, which is also being promoted by the Olomouc educational organization ARPOK.
The participants of this year’s UP Business Camp, which will take place on November 24th at the Faculty of Science, are waiting for a few news. The organizers have decided to limit the use of plastic. In cooperation with ARPOK, they have prepared a workshop to find out how the fashion industry works and make a fashionable accessory from old clothing. On site you will also find products from the fair trade.
“No plastic bags for participants, plastic badges or plastic cups, or water in plastic packaging. This year, we will try to organize our conference with minimal or almost zero environmental impact. We also want to thank the participants of last year’s conference, who have pointed out the amount of plastic that big events of our type are consuming on a one-off basis. Last but not least, we want to be an example for other organizers of big events “, organizer Jakub Havlín outlined the environmental approach to the conference.
“We welcome every activity that supports the idea of the sustainable development of our world in the young generation and students. Plastics are a global problem and every step towards its solution is important. At the workshop, we will point out the bright and shadowy aspects of the fashion industry, focus on the consumer lifestyle and interactive engagement of interested people in the creation of sustainable fashion, “explains the content of the accompanying program of the conference Kateřina Křížová from ARPOK, an educational organization that has been dedicated to global development education since 2004 and teaching about current topics of today’s world, and organizes development sessions in development and humanitarian aid in Olomouc.
UP Business Camp organizes the Palacky University Science and Technology Park with financial support from Komerční banka. It is also supported by the CzechInvest Business and Investment Support Agency, the Olomouc Region, the Olomouc District Economic Chamber and ESMEDIA. The media partners are Olomouc.cz, City.cz and Czechstartups.org.
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