“Ecopreneurs for the Climate” is the Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement. A week of activities, comprising eco-innovation workshops and Climate Champion Awards, that takes place in cities and communities across the world. It aims at empowering ecopreneurs and scaling up green business solutions that tackle climate change. The 2016 Edition -ECO4CLIM16- will take place on October 03-09, 2016.
The cities and towns taking part in the 2016 Edition can be visualized on this map. Your organization can now become a local organizer of ECO4CLIM16, and bring the global movement of "Ecopreneurs for the Climate" to your community.
On November 23-28 2015, more than 150 green businesses, 250 organizations and 500 green economy professionals from 7 major cities participated in “Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2015”. Two weeks later, together with the winner of the Climate Champion Special Award, we carried the voice of ecopreneurs all the way to the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris, where the historic Paris Agreement was reached.
ECO4CLIM's global partners are world-class companies and organizations leading the transition towards sustainability by example. They are fully aligned with the “Ecopreneurs for the Climate” global movement and its goals. By participating in ECO4CLIM they get to be at the forefront of eco-innovation, absorbing best practices and fresh ideas from agile ecopreneurs, and bonding with all stakeholders from the green economy.
By joining the “Ecopreneurs for the Climate” movement, sustainable business networks are able to provide their members with quality contents and contacts through eco-innovation worskhops; gain visibility and grow via the Climate Champion Awards. Also, joining this "network of networks" allows them to exchange best practices with peers internationally.