Circular economy is a key topic of our European green deal, which call for a global response to climate change and environmental degradation. The lab debate on Building new partnerships to globally support EU priorities on the circular economy explored how the circular economy helps SMEs not only to address environmental impacts but also to develop and contribute to decent jobs and the growth of their business.Continue Reading
Current digitalisation trends and COVID19 challenges are proving the potential of the e-learning and e-mentoring services. Discover the TheSwitchers.org web-platform, a learning and business development management system enabling interaction among entrepreneurs, business providers, mentors and financial institutions in the domain of Green and Circular Economy.Continue Reading
A webinar organised as part of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development discusses how industrialisation in Africa can be re-defined using a circular economy and life cycle approach.Continue Reading
Tourism is one of the key sectors driving social-economic development in Africa accounting for 8.5 per cent of GDP and 6.7 per cent of total employment in 2018. The new report presents an analysis and review of the implementation and results of the SWITCH Africa Green programme in the sustainable tourism sector.Continue Reading
The building and construction sector accounts for 38% of all energy-related CO2. The EU funded SWITCH-Asia programme addresses the challenge. 15 grant projects across Asia apply different strategies to green the sector. A released video highlights how sustainable housing can improve the quality of your life.
On 20 November 2020, the Vietnam National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for the period 2021-2030 was presented and officially launched in Danang City, during a national Workshop on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for Sustainable Development.Continue Reading
A new call for proposals has just been launched to seek for new innovative projects. Projects are expected to be implemented by consortia bringing together expertise from both Europe and Asia …Continue Reading