HELP-O, a CityNet associate member from Sri Lanka, is excited to share that their company, “HELPO Eco Green,” specializing in organized organic waste management, has started promoting conservation of the environment for the locals in Sri Lanka. The main aim of the project is to raise awareness, educate and engage the local communities about climate change issues at hand. The public has been engaged by the company about proper waste management in awareness programs at the local level communities.
The Energy Globe, is “the World Award for Sustainability,” and is a renowned environmental prize worldwide. The award highlights innovative and sustainable projects to a broad global audience, emphasizing that for most of our environmental problems, feasible solutions are already available.
Over 180 countries participate each year in the Energy Globe Awards, and HELP-O Eco Green was the Sri Lanka winner for this year.
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Chris Di Gennaro is a Program Officer at CityNet, where he manages the Urban SDG Knowledge Platform, a joint project with UNESCAP and the Seoul Metropolitan Government. Previously, he worked at ESCAP to organize an urban innovation themed startup competition. Chris holds a Master of Korean Studies from Yonsei University and a Bachelor of Psychology from Vassar College. He is keenly interested in the workings of cities and facilitating sustainable urban development.