Málaga receives the Good Practices for the Climate award for the work carried out under the Green Passport program


MALAGA, Sep 23 (EUROPA PRESS) –

The city of Malaga has received the Good Practices for Climate Award, in the Awareness and Awareness category, awarded by the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP), for the work carried out by the environmental sustainability area through the program of green passport

The mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre, received the award during the award ceremony that took place during the XV General Assembly of the Spanish Network of Cities for the Climate.

This prize, convened every two years by the Spanish Network of Cities for the Climate, of the FEMP, aims to collect the results of the initiatives carried out by the members of the Network for the prevention of climate change, allowing the establishment of criteria which contribute to promoting measures of action against its effects and to disseminate the innovative experiences carried out by the Local Entities.

Structured in seven categories, the Network has recognized the city of Malaga as the winner of the IX Good Practices for the Climate Award in the category of awareness and citizen awareness, in which Madrid, together with the European Food Wave project, was a finalist.

In total, 45 local entities participated in this edition, with 73 actions, in their different categories: Mobility management; Circular Economy; Energy transition, regeneration and urban renewal; Adaptation to climate change; Nature-based solutions; Raising awareness and citizen awareness; and citizen participation.

GREEN PASSPORT

On the other hand, they reminded the City Council in a press release that Green Passport is an environmental education program that is offered to the educational community of the municipality. It is made up of a wide variety of activities and environmental itineraries, the objective of which is to ensure that students, from an early age, are active protagonists in the construction of an informed, committed society. , participative and respectful of their environment.

This awareness program is made up of eleven environmental routes that reflect the complexity of the urban ecosystem and which, taken together, respond to the main challenges that cities must meet for a transition towards sustainable cities and communities.

The program is fully consolidated in the educational community of Malaga, which year after year participates in the offer with a high degree of satisfaction. Since its implementation in the current format, during the 2013/2014 academic year, more than 400,000 students from more than 200 educational centers have traveled the routes.

Public, state-subsidized or private centers benefit from this completely free offer, which is paid mainly with municipal budgets and the economic participation of Ecoembes and Emasa, in programs directly related to these companies (waste and water , respectively).

OTHER PRIZES

On the other hand, they pointed out that this is not the first time that these awards have rewarded municipal involvement in the fight against climate change. At the last edition, VIII Awards for Good Practices for the Climate, Malaga was the winner in the Circular Economy category, with the project “Label des Productions Audiovisuelles Durables”.

This seal certifies good practices in the matter of companies that choose Malaga as a location for their audiovisual works.

The Malaga City Council, through the Malaga Film Office, in collaboration with Promálaga and the Environmental Advice Center of the Environmental Sustainability Area, offers audiovisual productions that take place in our municipality a guide so that they can implement procedures that meet the criteria of sustainability that the Consistory promotes day after day.

Audiovisual productions that wish to join this sustainability project can contact the Environmental Advice Center to receive advice completely free of charge on environmental issues, in order to obtain this seal.

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