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Support The Young Generations to Consume Sustainable Palm Oil



Support The Young Generations to Consume Sustainable Palm Oil

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – To educate the young generations in Indonesia,  Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and World Wildlife Fund for Nature(WWF) Indonesia opened a Young Videomaker of “Responsible Consumption” competiton as part ofYouth Leader in Sustainabilityprogram within hastag#Beliyangbaik.

The goal of the competition is to educate and empower the young generations in Indonesia about the responsible consumption, sustainable palm oil, and environmental life style done by the Youth Leader Embassador of RSPO.

Not only that, the program also supports Indonesia to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) number 12 about the Responsible Production and Consumption  to ensure the sustainable consumption and production ways, and the goal number 13 about Climate Action to make immediate action to improve the climate change and the impact.

“The world population would keep increasing and Indonesia specifically would have demographic changes. The population of young generations and the productive age would surpass the other population and this may increase the significant consumption,” Footprint Campaign Coordinator of WWF Indonesia, Margareth Meutia said.

Margareth Meutia also mentioned, her sides knew that the young generations play important role to increase the sustainable palm oil consumption. “WWF Indonesia and RSPO cooperate to run the campaign #Beliyangbaikto start the responsible consumption from the young generations as the future consumers,” she said.

Meanwhile, as the Youth Leader AmbassadorofUniversitas Gadjah Mada who is also the coordinator in the competition, Nizar Nur Wacaksono told that the competition opens the chance for the young generations in Indonesia to join and share knowledge about responsible consumption, namely sustainable palm oil consumption. “I am excited to develop them and become part of this action,” Nizar said.

For information, Nizar is one of three Youth Leader Ambassadors elected during the program, Youth Leader in Sustainabilityrun;the other two are Andrian Pramanaof Universitas Komputer Indonesia,andDwi Saputriof Universitas Gadjah Mada.

The competion is part of campaign series which had been launched in January 2017 by RSPO and WWF Indonesia to help to educate the consumers in Indonesia and to increase the sustainable palm oil product demands. The detail information could be seen at www.youthinsustainability.org. (T2)

 


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