Connecting SMEs for a green economy

Ecopreneurs for climate on the way

“Ecopreneurs for the Climate” is the Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement. A week of activities, comprising climate innovation labs and the 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 24-30, 2016.

“Ecopreneurs for the Climate” (ECO4CLIM) we are a nonprofit organization whose mission is to boost the creation and scale up the impact of cooperative, sustainable, and sound businesses that tackle climate change. To achieve it, the following concrete objectives guide our path: 

  1. To promote, connect, and empower ecopreneurs that solve challenges posed by climate change, and create value for their communities, through economically-sound business solutions.
  2. To strengthen local green economy ecosystems, encompassing all key stakeholders, in order to provide ecopreneurs with all necessary resources and enablers to scale up their impact.
  3. To boost green business networks as effective ways to connect and bring the voice of ecopreneurs to decision makers, seeking to catalyze adequate legislation at regional, national and international level.
  4. To implement the Paris Agreement, by applying the formula it advocates for (innovation plus cooperation) to an SME-centered green and equitable economy, identifying challenges and leveraging opportunities.

Global Week of Climate Action

To this end, one of our main activities is the Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement (#ECO4CLIM16 in 2016, on October 24-30); a week of events taking place in cities and communities all across the world, and comprising climate innovation labs and the Climate Champion Awards. 

Nonprofit status

ECO4CLIM is a nonprofit organization, registered under the Spanish Law 1/2002 from March 22; with VAT number G87635967, and legal address established at Alameda 22, 28014 Madrid, Spain. All revenue generated through the organization’s activities goes to cover related expenses, and scale up impact in pursuit of its mission and objectives. For the sake of full transparency and accountability towards partners and stakeholders, a comprehensive financial analysis is published as part of the annual impact report.