Written by Michela | 27 May, 2011 9:30
Milan planting for the future with the help of Peugeot iOn that, together with the Municipality of Milan and Fondazione AEM, reinterprets gi urban spaces with a view of the city eco-friendly. Arriva the Garden of ion to Milan, first garden furniture and tools and the city, that will allow the public to follow the growth of vegetables, herbs and fruits during the seasons. This will be followed a few days the first of a series of Green Walls of ion to Milan, able to increase the energy efficiency of buildings on which will be installed.
"The realization of this project is one of the finest examples of our vocation green - says Marco Di Capua, Foundation President of AEM -. With Peugeot we are sharing a path marked on common values such as respect for the environment, the promotion of a sustainable model of Milan and the improvement of quality of life. The garden that we present today is an invitation that we extend to all Milan, because with the best practices can live in a city more environmentally friendly. "
“Milano, pilot cities in Italy already in the environmental policies, – says Maurizio Cadeo, Councillor furnishings, Urban Décor of the City of Milan – places among its primary goals the next awareness and offer a real public transport more and more attention to eco sustainability. Through the virtuous combination of public and private, can be broadcast in the city, by making use of green spaces, more equipped and able to use in the general public as demonstrated by the creation of the first vertical garden inaugurated by Peugeot in the center of Milan ".
Peugeot, always at the forefront production of electric vehicles and sensitive to issues related to environmental, has chosen to be the star of several initiatives involving the city of Milan. Olivier Mornet, Managing Director of Peugeot Italy, states: “Peugeot ten-year commitment is expressed in the desire to provide innovative solutions, effective and affordable to meet the increasingly diverse customer needs. The cooperation of local institutions, however, is very important for the establishment of infrastructure and initiatives to promote the use and diffusion of environmentally friendly cars. We found, in the City of Milan and Fondazione AEM, active partners and sensitive to environmental issues, and hence the decision to share a path - I am sure – will take us into a future where a different urban mobility, in full compliance with environmental, become not only a challenge, but a reality”.
The Garden of Ion Milan is for the general public and wants to become a place for information exchange and green eco-mobility. A large part of But programming is dedicated to children in schools and summer camps that will follow animated tours and workshops before collecting the fruit of their work ... to take home and enjoy family.
For more information:
Peugeot Automobiles SpA Italy
Patrick Hall – Director of External Relations
Tel: 02 30703239
Piermaurizio Di Rienzo
tel: 338 9212316