September 29, 2011 - 18:43 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - VivaCell-MTS summed up the results of environmental essay competition held among Armenian university students at Yerevan Zoo -hosted event.
VivaCell-MTS awarded 12 students from 4 universities and their instructors for their efforts against consumerist attitude towards nature and promotion of clean environment. VivaCell-MTS awarded them with participation certificates, gifts and prize sum of AMD 300,000 per person.
“One needs to be clean before his or her conscience and the Nature by trying to look at the world from the point of view of the next generation. It is important to realize that prevention is the best way of problem-solving and that philanthropy starts with the ability to value the general well-being,” said VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian.
The new culture of management reveals itself in projects, including broadcasting of videos on environmental topics, creation of eco-clubs in cooperation with the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, participation in tree planting events as efforts towards the preservation of forests, support to the initiative of recycling the flowers brought to the Genocide memorial into paper, general sponsorship of the environmental festival, encouraging efforts to make the voice of children calling to protection of the Nature heard by the adults through a series of photo exhibitions, and much more.
The competition of essays on environmental issues announced among the students of all universities of Armenia was another step in this direction, VivaCell-MTS press service reported.