In a recent episode of GBC’s ‘The Hub’ on November 8, 2023, Vanessa Byrne, the Managing Director of OTWO, took center stage to unravel the organization’s commitment to sustainability, covering key initiatives such as the sustainable transport campaign and the highly anticipated Eco Festival.
The interview commenced with a fundamental question, “OTWO, what is your main aim?” Vanessa responded with passion, stating that OTWO’s primary goal is to contribute to making the world more sustainable. She emphasized the urgency of addressing climate change and highlighted OTWO’s mission to provide people with sustainable living options, spanning transportation, home practices, and everyday choices.
Vanessa delved into the success story of OTWO’s sustainable transport campaign in Gibraltar. The initiative garnered support from a whopping 65 companies, leading to the launch of three dedicated buses for cycling, walking, and public transport. Two buses are already live, with plans to roll out the third by year-end, marking a significant stride towards greener modes of transportation.
Vanessa transitioned to OTWO’s Eco Festival, recounting insights from Ireana Schwock, a local artist who played a pivotal role in decorating the festival area with recycled materials. Ireana shared her positive experience and expressed joy in joining the festival as a visitor with her family. Vanessa announced that plans for Eco Festival 3 are already in motion, promising even more sustainability-focused festivities.
Ireana Schwock, during the interview, shared her artistic journey in decorating the Eco Festival area with recycled materials. She described the thrill of turning everyday items into art and expressed happiness in participating as a visitor with her family, underscoring the inclusive and community-centric nature of the festival.
The successful sustainable transport campaign and the artistic contributions to Eco Festival exemplify OTWO’s commitment to fostering positive change. As plans for Eco Festival 3 take shape, the community eagerly anticipates another celebration of sustainability and creativity. Stay tuned for updates on OTWO’s green endeavors! To watch the full interview, visit GBC.