sustainable economy


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


Historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change reached on December 12 2015, in Paris. Source: UNFCCC And we did it!! After 23 years (since the 1992 Rio Summit) of endless discussions in one of the most complex negotiation process in history, Humanity finally came together as one, and set a sustainable […]

Paris Agreement, or the dawn of global cooperation for a ...


A succesful 2015 edition of “Ecopreneurs for the Climate” brought together more than 70 green businesses, 100 organizations and 500+ participants from 5 european countries to identify Climate Change-related challenges and outline joint business solutions at the heart of a sustainable economy ecosystem. Now, the time has come to bring […]

Ecopreneurs for the Climate arrive in Paris for the COP21, ...



On November 23-28 2015 green businesses and green economy stakeholders from Germany, France, Netherlands and Spain participated in “Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2015”. Ecopreneur.eu -Europe’s Sustainable Economy Alliance- supported the initiative with its member national networks organizing events in their respective countries. #ECO4CLIM15 far-reaching impact clearly showed how green businesses, and […]

First results: Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2015 – #ECO4CLIM15 #COP21


The long-awaited day has come. Ecopreneur.eu – Europe’s Green Business Network is being officially presented at the European Parliament on Wednesday December 2nd 2015 at 8:30am. Our mission is to empower green businesses, especially SMEs, and foster the Green Economy all across Europe. To achieve this, among other areas of […]

Invitation to the official presentation of Ecopreneur.eu at the European ...


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



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)



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 ...