Locker, South Tyrol company world leader in the wafer market and also specialized in the production of chocolate specialties, announces the winning schools of the educational project “Travel to the country of sustainability”, Designed to convey its importance to young people protection of the territory, sustainable supply chains and a major market awareness of products grown in harmony with the environment, with full respect for the ecosystem.
During the school year 2021-2022, through platform For educational projects MHStudyo EDUCareIn the Value Competition »Travel to the country of sustainability“: a path to discovering social sustainability and a virtuous supply chain, also deepening the issue of local communities to the protection of rights to education and health.
All classes enrolled in the project, led by their teachers, were invited to create an elaborate one in complete freedomchoosing the topic that interests them more and closer to their curriculum, in order for young people to understand its role virtuous supply chain in the region. The competition ended with the evaluation of the 20 most valuable projects and the announcement of two winners: o Maria Immacolata secondary education – Pinerolo (TO) and Mennella first grade high school – Lacco Ameno (Ischia).
The Liceo Maria Immacolata in Pinerolo presented a choral work focusing on environmental consumption and awareness of food purchased daily. Thanks to the support of the teachers, the students realized that most of their peers do not have a clear idea of the nutritional values and the place of production of the food they consume. After devising a questionnaire and submitting it to the whole school, the analysis of the answers resulted in an attractive narrative method: the creation of a “travel diary” and a documentary film.
There Menaccola School of Lacco Ameno (Ischia) Instead, a “Journey to the Land of Sustainability” has literally begun. The students got to know and discover two characteristic products of their territory – the wine and the honey – through interviews, studies and visits to the places where these two excellencies are produced. At the end of this journey they created a magazine in the form of an ebook in which they introduced both the material collected and their thoughts.
THE 2 winners of the Value Competition, received as prize a weekend in the Dolomites, with a visit to the Austrian factory in Loacker ad Heinfels, where they will be able to participate in an interactive confectionery workshop, with the possibility of creating their own wafer. A unique educational experience, to discover how goodness comes from and how products obtained from a sustainable supply chain can be more than goodjust as Loacker claims.
The project was carried out by Loacker in collaboration with Sustenia Greena company that through the Social-Territorial Marketing model is committed to bringing value to companies and communities, and Slow food, an international non-profit association committed to giving the right value to food, respecting producers and ecosystems. There The collaboration with Slow Food Presidia completed and strengthened the goals of the project itselfthanks to its wide presence in the region, and represented the beginning of a possible future development course.
Building a better tomorrow has always been one of the fundamental pillars of Loacker, who recognizes the value of the new generationsAnd, through schoolwants to encourage them to create a more sustainable future, under his banner responsibility social and environmental, in compliance with people involved and local communities at all levels of the production chain. With this path Loacker invites young people to discover Ethical Values in which the company itself believes and which it undertakes to transfer adults of tomorrow For build a better future together.