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“To create an enduring society, we will need a system of commerce and production where each and every act is inherently sustainable and restorative.” Paul Hawken, Ecology of Commerce. WHAT is Environmental Enterprise?.

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What is environmental enterprise

“To create an enduring society, we will need a system of commerce and production where each and every act is inherently sustainable and restorative.”

Paul Hawken, Ecology of Commerce


What is environmental enterprise

WHAT is Environmental Enterprise?

  • Enterprise / business where the product or service provides a sustainable environmental solution or alternative.


Environmental enterprise examples

Environmental Enterprise Examples

  • Solar drying

  • Bee-keeping products

  • Fruit juice and fruit products


Environmental enterprise examples1

Environmental Enterprise Examples

  • Rainwater Barrel Collection Businesses

  • Biodiesel &

    Vegetable Oil Engines

  • Bicycles as Alternative Transport


Environmental enterprise examples2

Environmental Enterprise Examples

  • Eco-Tourism /

    Geo-Tourism

  • Edible seaweed collection


What is environmental enterprise

Growing Jatropha plants

and processing oil from seeds for lamp fuel


What is environmental enterprise

NOT only new technologies, but also …

traditional methods of doing things


What is environmental enterprise

  • We believe ….

    • - Youth need to be true project partners

    • - Youth are sources of innovation & knowledge


What is environmental enterprise

Youth Environmental Enterprise Training Programs


Peer teaching and mentoring

Peer teaching and mentoring


What is environmental enterprise

Environmental Entrepreneurship Clubs at Schools


What is environmental enterprise

Study Tours to learn about market potential


Self managed savings and credit groups savings led microfinance

Self-managed Savings and Credit Groups (Savings-led MicroFinance)


What is environmental enterprise

“A greening of the human mind must precede the greening of the earth”

M.S. Swaminathan


What is environmental enterprise

Facilitating the preparation of Environmental Enterprise Plans for communities


What is environmental enterprise

Local Collaborative Learning Clusters

- Environmental Enterprise Development Initiatives (EEDIs)


Selecting business ideas

Selecting business ideas

  • Value Chain Market development approach

  • Select industries that growing, large potential for MSEs and youth participation

  • Consider all levels of chain, not just MSE level (vertical and horizontal linkages)


Www eco ventures org

www.eco-ventures.org


What is environmental enterprise

"If you change the way

you look at things …

the things

you look at

change”


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