Banque Libano-Française (BLF) and the United Nations Development Programme in Lebanon (UNDP) offered USD 40,000 to the winners of the 2013 Earth Card Competition “Promoting Water Conservation”, during an event held at Le Gray Hotel on February 19, 2014. The winning projects "Water Heroes" by arcenciel and "Water Conservation and Sustainable Development" by Collège Saint-Joseph Antoura, were selected by a jury comprised of both BLF and UNDP representatives, as well as technical experts in water conservation.
"The financing of both projects was generated by the revenues of BLF Earth MasterCard Credit Card, the first green card in Lebanon launched in 2011, while their technical supervision and implementation will be carried out by UNDP", said Myrna Wehbé, Head of Cards Services at BLF.
During the event, the theme of the 2014 competition “Greening your Neighborhood” was announced. Proposals for this new round can be downloaded from www.eblf.com/green and they should be submitted before May 15, 2014.