A new Finance Brief produced by the SWITCH-Asia SCP Facility presents an overview of financing opportunities for SMEs and their SCP-related activities and summarises recommendations to Development Finance Institutions for increasing (access to) relevant funding in India.Discover more.Continue Reading
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
Our EDD session on 15 June showcases circular business models supported by the EU in partner countries through the SWITCH programmes. It highlights how SMEs develop and contribute to decent jobs while addressing environmental impacts.Meet our speakers.Continue Reading
A new call for expressions of interest for projects on circular plastic packaging and textiles in developing countries is now open. The call is part of the five-year “SWITCH to Circular Economy Value Chains” project, funded by the European Union. The project exemplifies the international development cooperation dimension of the new EU Circular Economy Action Plan.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.
The new ‘Quick tips’ provide practical ideas and suggestions to colleagues from the European Commission headquarters, the EU Delegations and partner country institutions to promote green development and address environmental and climate-related issues in key sectors.Continue Reading
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 joint initiative by the European Commission and UNIDO.Continue Reading