Ecopreneurs for the Climate (ECO4CLIM) is a nonprofit organization seeking to boost the creation and scale up the impact of cooperative, sustainable, and sound businesses that tackle climate change. It began operations in 2015 with the first Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement (ECO4CLIM15), where more than 500 business and civil society professionals participated in 7 major European cities. In 2016, the reach has tripled, with 21 cities from 14 different countries taking part in the second edition (ECO4CLIM16) on October 24-30.
On European level, the cities involved include Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bologna, Lisbon, Madrid, Oviedo, Paris, Reading, Seville, Valencia and Vigo. In each of them, local chapters are led by our climate organizers, like GreenBuzz in Berlin, Social Nest in Valencia, Climate Change Centre Reading in Reading; in partnership with supportive institutions like UnternehmensGrün in Berlin, Oviedo Emprende in Oviedo or EntreprendreVert in Paris.