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The “Person of the Year” for the Women of Wine? It is Carlos Veloso dos Santos, in Amorin Cork Italybecause “it embodies at the highest level the 2022 theme of the” Women, Wine, Future “Association, and which, this year, has joined the “Ethical” project, the initiative for the collection and recycling of corks used throughout Italy, with the funds deriving from the operation that will be destined for women victims of violence. Amorim, for its part, plans to become an “Org +”, a positive organization, a place of work but also of the soul, in which people evolve in relation to each other.
The pillars of the philosophy of the ad Carlos Veloso dos Santos, also applied to Amorim Cork Italia, were particularly relevant in the awarding of the prize: environmental quality, social justice, economic prosperity, culture. Not by chance Amorim Cork Italia is one of the few companies in Veneto to be certified “Family Audit” with 17 measures in place to reconcile life and work today. And more than 50% of the staff is made up of women and half of the positions of responsibility see women at the top. A 360 ° vision of the future that led Amorim Cork Italia to record 14% production of closures more than 2020, with a consolidated turnover in Italy of 70.5 million euros. In particular, “Ethical”, a project for a better future that promotes ecological sensitivity and manages to make the collection coincide with a beneficial destination of the proceeds from the sale of used corks, in a virtuous circle and example of circular economy, will be told in the exhibition “Sug_Hero – Metaforme – The thousand lives of an extraordinary gift of nature, cork” (Museo WiMu, Barolo, from 22 May).


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