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Good afternoon Gregorio, we are pleased to see you! How are you doing? Congratulations for Ciclogreen’s success at the Climate Champion Awards 2015: winner of the Mitigation category in Seville, and of the Special Award, all cities comprised, which took you to the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. We are […]

Climate Champions 2015: Ciclogreen, Special Award Winner


Image: Drought in Sudan (Arne Hoel, World Bank)Certainly, the main battle has been lost already: the great amount of greenhouse gases that we have already emitted since Industrial Revolution is likely to cause a 2ºC temperature rise in the global average temperature, with respect to Pre-industrial levels, by the end […]

Towards the end of a fossil fuel-based economy


After a successful launch in Vienna (January 22), and engaging co-creation workshops in Madrid (January 29) and Barcelona (June 5), Ecopreneur.eu -Europe’s Green Business Network– takes it to the next level with “Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2015“. #ECO4CLIM15 comprises a series of events happening simultaneously in several European countries (France, […]

Launch of “Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2015” – November 23-28 ...



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)


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 ...