Green economy


Tunisia, a country I’ve felt a strong sense of connection with ever since the first time I visited it, back in December 2011, for a workshop on “Perspectives and employment opportunities for a Green Economy in Tunisia”, organised by UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) and the CITET (Tunis International […]

Boosting the green economy in Tunisia (SWITCH-MED)


After Algeria (May 17-21) and Tunisia (May 25-29), the “training of trainers” phase of the SWITCH-MED project (United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP/MAP – SCP/RAC) arrives in Morocco (June 8-12), seeking to contribute to the development of a strong ecosystem for eco-entrepreneurship & green business in the country, and link it to the whole Mediterranean network […]

An ecosystem for eco-entrepreneurship in Morocco (SWITCH-MED)


As we informed you in this post a few days ago, Ecopreneur.eu and 350.org had joined forces recently to organise an international workshop last Friday, 5th June, in Barcelona. We successfully brought the “Divestment” campaign to Spain, and took it to the next level along the process by merging it with the funding of green […]

Successful international workshop: Divest from Fossils, Invest in Green Business



On May 17th, the SWITCH-MED project, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/MAP – SCP/RAC) and aimed at empowering eco-entrepreneurs & green business in the Mediterranean region, has officially launched proceedings, with a round of three training sessions to be held respectively in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco before the summer season (May – June 2015).After […]

Eco-entrepreneurship in Algeria: training of trainers (SWITCH-MED)


Ecopreneur.eu and 350.org are joining forces on World Environment Day (June 5, 2015) at Impact Hub Barcelona, to bring the successful “Divestment” campaign to Spain, and take it to the next level along the process by merging it with the funding of green businesses. Divest from fossil fuels, invest in […]

“Divest from Fossils, Invest in Green Business” – Ecopreneur.eu & ...


As we announced in January, Greenbiz is taking part in the SWITCH-MED project, led by UNEP/MAP – SCP/RAC (a regional agency from the United Nations Environment Programme), and aimed at fostering the Green Economy across the Mediterranean basin by empowering its key actors: eco-entrepreneurs and green businesses. The SWITCH-MED Team: […]

Building the Green Economy in the Mediterranean: training trainers in ...



Last Thursday January 29th, at Impact Hub Madrid, took place the official presentation in Spain of Ecopreneur.EU, the European Network of Green Business committed to fostering the Green Economy in the EU; as well as of Greenbiz, its node in Spain, which we had already featured on a previous post. After […]

Launch of Ecopreneur.eu & Greenbiz, the European Network of Green ...


Greenbiz has been selected by the United Nations Environment Programme/Mediterranean Action Plan – Sustainable Consumption and Production/Regional Activity Center (UNEP/MAP – SCP/RAC) to take part in the SWITCH-MED  project, aimed at empowering eco-entrepreneurs & green business in the southern Mediterranean basin, which includes Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Algeria, Libya and Syria.SWITCH-MED […]

Greenbiz to take part in SWITCH-MED (UNEP/MAP – SCP/RAC) to ...


PRESS RELEASE (downloadable): Green Business for a Sustainable European Economy Ecopreneur.eu, a European network to foster sustainable economy and green businesses across EU, is launched todayBerlin, Paris, Vienna, Madrid. 22 – January-2014Greening the European Economy! This endeavor is now on the agenda for organizations and multiple stakeholders coming from Germany, […]

Official presentation of Ecopreneur.eu and Greenbiz in Spain (January 29, ...



In the autumn of 2014, propelled by a collaboration between Incubaeco and UnternehmensGrün (the German Federal Association of Green Business), within the framework of a mapping of leading eco-entrepreneurs and green start-ups in Europe, a new project took shape: greenbiz – Green Business Spain.The evolution was natural. First of all, the approach and […]

Greenbiz: launch and integration into Ecopreneur.eu, the European Network of ...