SAVE – Sustainability Action Travel Experience

The Museum of Saving, the European Investment Bank Institute and Italscania launched in 2018 S.A.V.E. – Sustainability, Action, Travel, Experience, an innovative itinerant project mainly dedicated to schools aimed at increasing the awareness of the younger generations on the issues of financial education and environmental sustainability.

progetto SAVE Sostenibilità, Azione, Viaggio, Esperienza

The conscious use of money and the zero-waste habit are an essential part of an educational approach consistent with sustainable and widespread growth.

The tour took place aboard a latest-generation Scania vehicle (the Discovery Truck), set up as a real interactive and travelling laboratory. On board the “Museum on wheels”, participants were guided through thematic itineraries and interactive games designed by the Museum of Saving for a first approach to financial issues, sustainability and the circular economy, with the aim of encouraging the acquisition of virtuous behaviour by the citizens of today and tomorrow.

The initiative is object of a memorandum of understanding signed with the Ministry of Education, University and Research.

  • The 1st edition of the tour took place from October 2018 to April 2019, with 22 stops from Milan to Central – Southern Italy, crossing Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, Campania, Marche and Lazio.
  • The 2nd edition started from Turin in October 2019 and ended in March 2020, after 15 stops (further 7 stops were cancelled due to the Covid health emergency) through Genoa, Sardinia, Sicily and Calabria.

The total number of participants in the two editions is about 15.000 students and teachers.

The 3rd edition, expected to begin by the end of 2020, due to the current health emergency will goes virtual, providing the schools with the opportunity to perform remotely the SAVE educational activities.

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