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During the ‘Green Energy’ session on 15 June, Imad Issa El Khoury, Area General Manager of Unipak Tissue Mill and Interstate Paper Industries, presented the case study, 'Unipak Tissue Mill Energy and Cost Reduction Success Story'. Furthermore, Issa El Khoury discussed Unipak Tissue Mill's environmental initiatives implemented starting 2009.
Unipak Tissue Mill has invested in over 30 large green projects leading to a 24 % reduction in energy consumption and will implement many more eco-friendly initiatives in the near future. Unipak Tissue Mill in Halat, Lebanon, and Interstate Paper Industries, in Sadat City, Egypt, are member companies of INDEVCO Group and manufacture virgin and recycled jumbo tissue rolls.
Speakers at the inaugural session included Antoine Dahdah from Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) about a holistic green approach, Ziad Jaber from United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Area (ESCWA) about opportunities in low-carbon development, and Abdo Sweidan from RYMCO presenting a case study about carbon neutral.
Other speakers at the conference discussed available financial support systems for green projects, innovative green marketing campaigns, green construction projects, hotels and restaurants that have gone green, how to save energy and available tools to audit consumption, and practical green tips that can be implemented in offices.