BSP as naming rights sponsors of the event was pleased to lead the initiative supported by other corporate bodies and sponsors.
NCD Governor and Patron of Port Moresby Nature Park Hon. Powes Parkop, thanked BSP for being a genuine partner in the program since it’s inception in 2019 and continue to take responsibilities to help create awareness and conducting annual GO Green Clean-up program.
“I am impressed to see many corporate bodies taking a stand in this awareness in contributing financially, socially and responsibly – partnering with the Nature Park to create a more sustainable environment,” said Governor Parkop.
“The National Governments sustainability efforts in eliminating plastic bags have shown that being responsible in disposing waste goes a long way in creating a more sustainable environment, and as a Governor for NCD, I am pleased that our city is part of this festival to create awareness that will help our citizens to think and act responsibly,” added Governor Parkop.
Speaking at the launch, BSP Corporate Sponsorship Manager Amelia Minnopu said, “One of the banks key Social interaction is- Responsibilities, we want to empower the community to make recycling part of their everyday lives in this new normal and help them think responsibly.
Hence, keeping our communities clean and safe by being responsible to renew, reuse and respect our environment by recycling empty plastic bags, bottles, glass and rubbers that pollute our environment.”
“Our contribution of being a responsible bank precedes respect for our participation of creating a sustainable environment in setting benchmarks in PNG for tourism, animal welfare, conservation, and research and community nature based education,” added Ms Minnopu.
The BSP Trash to Treasure Festival will see sculptures created from wastes of Tins, bottles, plastics and glasses displayed at the Nature Park for 5 weekends from 12 June – 11 July for all to see. We welcome everyone to be part of this fantastic event and be part of the campaign to be responsible and save our environment.