Vinyl 2010, the organisation representing the European PVC industry's Voluntary Commitment to sustainability wants to engage young people on sustainable development. The Vinyl 2010 Sustainable Development Essay Competition launches today online. Aspiring young journalists and sustainable development enthusiasts are encouraged to participate for the prize of €3,000 and publication on leading environment news service ENDS.
The Essay Competition is open to 18-30 year old citizens of the European Economic Area. 1000-word journalistic submissions in English are welcomed responding to the question 'Are sustainable development and economic growth mutually exclusive?'
The Essay Competition will be judged by an independent panel of European sustainable development experts, who will guarantee the integrity and authority of the competition. More information on the Essay Competition can be found on www.vinyl2010.org.
Vinyl 2010 is a Partnership registered with the Secretariat of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.