The second day of the XX International forum "Ecology of the Big city"

On the second day of the XX International forum "Ecology of the Big city" (EBC), work continued at the joint stand of Association of Environmental Partnerships (NP "AsEP") and KOSMOS LLC. Students of the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) also took part in the dissemination of information about the "BBC1" and "Cata3Pult" projects.

Employees of KOSMOS LLC attended a meeting of the section "Ecology and Environmental Protection" of the Expert Council under the Committee of the Federation Council on Agrarian and Food Policy "International Instruments of Green Modernization and Green Finance", where they discussed ways to attract investment in order to implement green modernization projects that comply with the principles of sustainable development, as well as issues of modernization of production facilities and transition to BAT, the formation of a closed-cycle economy based on investment projects for the management of waste and secondary resources, development of international cooperation and cooperation for sustainable development, etc.

Reports were made by Sergey Korotkov, director of the Center for International Industrial Cooperation of UNIDO in the Russian Federation, representatives of the Investment Committee of St. Petersburg, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, the Government of Moscow, etc.
More information about the program can be found at the link.

Representatives of KOSMOS LLC also attended the seminar "Environmental Projects of the Russia-Finland Cross-Border Cooperation Program", where project partners Terhi Jantunen (Cata3Pult) and Saija Tillgren (BBC1) presented information and activities on the relevant projects.

To hold this seminar was a joint idea of NP "AsEP" and KOSMOS LLC. The organizers of the EBC - the Administration of St. Petersburg approved the feasibility of this initiative. Such an event has never been held at the forum.
More information about the seminar program and the projects presented can be found at the link.
Link to the video here.

One of the interesting events of the Forum was the round table in the hybrid format "Green Business", where the following issues were discussed:

  • "Green Code of St. Petersburg Enterprises" - an example of interaction between business, society and government;
  • Sustainable development: practical implementation of programs in the field of environmental responsibility of business.

Reports of the following companies were presented: JTI, Unilever, Smurfit Kappa, HEINEKEN, "Baltika Brewing Company", etc.
A detailed program is available at the link.

Photos can be viewed here.