Year: 2020

Growing Pains – Introduction

This blog is created by three Social Services students blogging under aliases pp78338, TUTTELIMOYKKYNEN and icelatte. Our objective is to gain experience in professional blogging in order to exert influence in the Social Services Sector. We strive to write our blog posts considering the core of the blog which is exerting influence in the Social …

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Mission Zero Foodprint – Towards carbon neutral food-industry

The cooperation project between Forum Virium Helsinki and Laurea brings together actors and stakeholders in the restaurant and food services sector and aims to promote the carbon neutrality of the food sector. Mission Zero Foodprint project run jointly by Forum Virium Helsinki and Laurea helps small and medium-sized restaurants and other food services companies in …

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Gender Equality: Violence Against Women

Gender equality, according to the European Institute for Gender Equality (2020) means equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities for men and women. So the human rights, opportunities and responsibilities should be the same, whether they’re born male or female. Gender equality, and empowering all women and girls, is one of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. It’s …

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No justice, no peace

The goal number 16 of sustainable development is peace, justice and strong institution:  ‘’Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals is dedicated to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, the provision of access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.’’ ( 2018, 1) PEACE means living free, without …

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Recycling Crisis – Global Issue

The world´s largest consumer of discarded plastics, China passed legislation banning almost all waste imports. In 2017 many western countries sent most of their plastic waste to China and Hong Kong. Now, that there is no option to do so, more countries and municipalities are burning or landfilling plastic and creating a serious global warming …

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