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2017-04-04

Brazilian cities to participate in the Ciclo Verde contest, that awards prizes to projects that focus on sustainable attitudes

LANXESS, one of the chief players in the world chemical industry, launches the “Ciclo Verde” 7th edition, a contest whose purpose is to promote social projects, initiatives, and businesses that seek to solve social and environmental problems of their communities in the cultural, educational, and climate and water protection areas.

 

LANXESS, one of the chief players in the world chemical industry, launches the “Ciclo Verde” 7th edition, a contest whose purpose is to promote social projects, initiatives, and businesses that seek to solve social and environmental problems of their communities in the cultural, educational, and climate and water protection areas.

 

Besides providing a financial support in the amount of ten thousand Reais for making the best ideas come true, Ciclo Verde has an educational feature, and offers to the selected projects expert technical support through workshops on social and environmental project management with a follow-up at every fifteen days.

 

From April 4th through June 1st, LANXESS will welcome social and environmental ideas and/or projects to be carried out within the cities' limits, in the case of São Leopoldo (state of Rio Grande do Sul) and Porto Feliz (SP), and within the São Paulo South zone. The participants in the contest may submit up to three projects to the maximum amount of ten thousand Reais (R$ 10,000.00). 

 

All the submitted projects will undergo a pre-selection to be made by Ciclo Verde technical team. The best projects will participate in a live judging panel, made up of representatives from LANXESS, the government, local press, and citizens from the civil society. The winning projects’ awarding ceremony will be held from June 19th through June 27th.

 

About Ciclo Verde:

 

LANXESS, as a leading specialty chemicals company, is committed to sustainability starting from the development of sustainable products and services, and it joins other social agents that make the efforts to face challenges and propose alternatives on issues in connection with culture, education, climate and water protection. 

In this context of social and environmental responsibility, LANXESS has instituted the Ciclo Verde Contest, the maximum expression of its commitment to social and environmental development of the communities where it operates, and it will provide technical and financial support to projects, initiatives and social businesses that seek to solve social and environmental problems of their communities.  Since 2010, the Contest has already benefited more than 6 thousand people and has cooperated with the implementation of 44 social and environmental projects in seven cities.

 

Submissions start on April 4th and run until June 1st. Interested parties may get further information at the contest website, besides finding there the notice of the contest and enrollment form.

 

SERVICE:

Ciclo Verde Website: www.concuscocicloverde.com.br

Ciclo Verde on Facebook: www.facebook.com/concursocicloverde

Enrollment period: April 4th through June 1st

Enrollments: http://www.concursocicloverde.com.br/

Target audience: individuals (representing their own initiative), , collectives, groups, associations, NGOs, (not-for profit) social businesses, cultural producers or educational institutions, in the cities of Porto Feliz (State of São Paulo), São Paulo (South region), and São Leopoldo (State of Rio Grande do Sul). 

 

About LANXESS

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.7 billion in 2016 and about 16,700 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 54 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.

 

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