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10.04.2017

People in Need Georgia Green Mission: an initiative for reducing the environmental impact of our activities

The Green Mission initiative reflects the fact that everyone at PIN often expresses interest in nature conservation, sustainable practices and environment protection. During team gatherings and informal discussions, our conversations often revolve around pollution issues and initiatives aiming at reducing the impact of human activities on the environment.

 

A few months ago, we decided to get involved and look at what could be done to improve our daily activities sustainability. Kick-off sessions were organized for each of our offices where the operations department gathered suggestions from all of us. Based on this initial brainstorming, an action plan was drafted.  


PIN Green Mission started at the beginning of 2017 with a series of actions following the well-known mantra "Reduce - Reuse - Recycle": Monitor and Reduce electricity and gas consumption (insulation, fight against "vampire loss"), Reuse papers, recycle glass, PET, plastic bags, aluminium can in partnership with Recycle.ge, while batteries are carried to disposal units in Europe by expat staff. Our Kutaisi team is organizing a tree planting day, while Tbilisi office is considering a nature cleaning day, and we have many more ideas in the pipeline for the coming months!


These are mostly simple actions any other organization can implement if there is a will from the employees and the direction. We realized not only it makes our organization more sustainable, but it also generates motivation and makes PIN Georgia a stronger and even more solid team.


nature conservation, sustainable practices and environment protection. During team gatherings and informal discussions, our conversations often revolve around pollution issues and initiatives aiming at reducing the impact of human activities on the environment.

 

A few months ago, we decided to get involved and look at what could be done to improve our daily activities sustainability. Kick-off sessions were organized for each of our offices where the operations department gathered suggestions from all of us. Based on this initial brainstorming, an action plan was drafted.  


PIN Green Mission started at the beginning of 2017 with a series of actions following the well-known mantra "Reduce - Reuse - Recycle": Monitor and Reduce electricity and gas consumption (insulation, fight against "vampire loss"), Reuse papers, recycle glass, PET, plastic bags, aluminium can in partnership with Recycle.ge, while batteries are carried to disposal units in Europe by expat staff. Our Kutaisi team is organizing a tree planting day, while Tbilisi office is considering a nature cleaning day, and we have many more ideas in the pipeline for the coming months!


These are mostly simple actions any other organization can implement if there is a will from the employees and the direction. We realized not only it makes our organization more sustainable, but it also generates motivation and makes PIN Georgia a stronger and even more solid team.


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