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As the second largest waste contributor in the world, Indonesia is facing serious problems in regards to its environment. Ocean ecosystem is threatened due to the massive number of plastic waste in Indonesia. To reduce plastic waste, Smirnoff launched the "Good Times 4 Earth" campaign. Under this campaign, our beloved vodka brand will no longer use plastic cup for its servings, and replacing it using paper cups. The initiative is also pushed with activity on 26 May 2019, when more than a thousand participants cleaned five beaches in Bali: Pantai Padanggalak, Pantai Matahari Terbit, Pantai Sanur, Pantai Shindu, and Pantai Karang
On 14 May 2019, EuroCham was invited by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) to a small workshop on trade facilitation and risk management. The purpose of this workshop is to collect thoughts and feedback that can be feed into a project implemented by the GIZ jointly with the German Alliance for Trade Facilitation to support Indonesia’s commitment to apply risk management to border controls in compliance with the WTO’s Trade Facilitation. At the meeting, EuroCham and few member companies shared their experiences in interacting with the relevant ministries in the context of import and export procedures as well as provided inputs on the overall project.