Solutions for Change.
Corporate initiatives aimed at social change will be the focus of an event in Athens next Wednesday organized by Impact Hub Athens and Ashoka Greece and titled “Catalyzing Solutions for Change.” Featuring social entrepreneurs and change-makers from Greece
Ankara said a company that chopped down 6,000 valuable olive trees in order to build a new power plant must obey a court ruling blocking the construction of the facility, reports said yesterday. Turkish environmentalists were outraged when security agents employed by the Kolin Group last week moved in to fell the trees in defiance of local protests. However Turkey’s administrative court had already blocked the construction of the 510-megawatt coal-fired power plant at the olive grove in Yirca in the west of the country. Its ruling, which was only published on Monday, made clear the verdict could not be appealed and said there was no public interest in building the power plant on the olive grove.
ter net loss widened to 10.8 million euros from 8.2 million euros in the same period last year. Brewery customers in Russia reduced spending in the face of the country’s deteriorating beer market, while higher taxes also weakened Frigoglass’s results. Sales rose 8 percent to 89.4 million euros, thanks largely to the company’s glass bottle business in Nigeria, though depressed cooler sales are expected to continue in Europe for the rest of the year. In an effort to cut costs, Frigoglass has said it will close its Turkish plant by the end of the year to cut costs. It is also exploring several options for its glass operations. and abroad, the event forms part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 15-21), and will take place at 28 Karaiskaki Street in downtown Psyrri, starting at 5 p.m.