VinylPlus partners with the sporting community
Sports play a key role in ensuring social wellbeing and in spreading positive values such as education, fairness and gender equality.At the same time, sustainable development, climate change and the 必威中文circular economy are increasingly becoming key priorities for sporting events.As part of our commitment to sustainability awareness, VinylPlus has been involved with the sports community since 2019.We are engaging with European youth to demonstrate how to reduce the environmental impact of sporting events using materials such as PVC that can be reused and recycled.
She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead
In March 2019, VinylPlus championed the sustainable use of PVC at the running eventShe Runs – Active Girls’ Lead 2019, which attracted 2,500 young women from 35 countries.Organised in Paris, France, by the International School Sport Federation (ISF), the event aimed to promote girls’ health, emancipation, and leadership through school sport.Through the VinylPlus stand in the She Runs sports village, the team explained the sustainable use of PVC at sporting events to the young women participating in the event.
The joint ‘环保行动由VinylPlus和ISF为She Runs活动签署的承诺确保了聚氯乙烯在活动期间和之后的可持续使用，并且可以分享经验教训。一份报告,Introducing Material Circularity to an International Youth Sports Event, co-signed by VinylPlus and ISF, was officially presented at the She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead conference organised in Brussels during the European Week of Sport in September 2019.The report was presented to key stakeholders from the European institutions, international and European sports organisations and the city of Brussels, as well as to experts on gender equality in sport and international athletes.
活动中使用的所有PVC产品均由VinylPlus的合作伙伴Gerflor提供;Novafloor;西蒙娜;哔叽法拉利;A. Kolckmann, Renolit和Dickson。它们在活动结束后被重新使用或回收。
9月14日，VinylPlus参与其中ISF She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead，支持妇女赋权和女童领导力体育与教育．这次国际活动欢迎大家过来来自20多个国家的300个女孩aged 13 to 18 and more than 2000 Brussels’ girls.VinylPlus supported the 2ndedition of She Runs to highlight the key role of PVC in sports as a多才多艺的而且可重用的材料。
Belgium Yoga Day 2021
VinylPlus与比利时瑜伽日续签合作伙伴关系，2021年比利时瑜伽日于6月20日举行。比利时电视频道RTL TVI直播了这一活动，该活动在巴黎巴黎公园的一个有限的人群中进行Pairi Daizazoo and botanical garden in southern Belgium.VinylPlus provided PVC yoga mats for the event, which were donated afterwards to hospitals and youth associations.
Brussels Yoga Day 2020
VinylPlus was a main partner of the Brussels Yoga Day 2020 held on 21 June.The day is the official International Day of Yoga established by the United Nations, and yoga sessions are organised every year in 177 countries worldwide.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the well-known event, organised every year in Brussels since 2012 by the association Vidonne, went virtual.This format was in line with the theme set by the United Nations for 2020,Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home．The session, which took place under the Atomium with a restricted number of people, was livestreamed by RTL TVI (a French-language Belgian television channel) on its online platform RTL Play.It was followed by over 250,000 viewers.
After the Yoga Day, the PVC yoga mats provided by VinylPlus for the event were donated to hospitals for their rehabilitation programmes and to youth and citizens associations.
The European Week of Sport – Sport for All, No Borders No Limits
In September 2019, VinylPlus was also involved in the European Week of Sport, the largest publicly-funded sports initiative in the world.In collaboration with the non-profit citizenship association Schuman Square, VinylPlus was present for one week at the Schuman roundabout, in the heart of Brussels’ European Institutions district, for the campaignSport for All, No Borders No Limits．
从左至右:Debasish Prusty，代表印度大使阁下，Smt。盖特里·伊萨尔·库马尔;Bernadette Erpicum, Vidonne ASBL;Bram Mombers-Schepers，负责Cliniques de l’europe ASBL肿瘤科癌症计划的执行;Brigitte Dero, VinylPlus董事总经理;Caroline Tytecat, IRSA -皇家聋人和盲人研究所主任。