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  1. 1. Valerie Geen: UNIDO 14 September 2017 Mainstreaming SME’s participation in the Green Economy
  2. 2. What does Mainstreaming mean? Core Prevalent AcceptedCentral Current SMEs Production: core goods and services
  3. 3. Defining a Green Economy ? A green economy as one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. In its simplest expression, a green economy can be thought of as one which is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive. Green Economy Report : UNEP 2011 The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) describes :
  4. 4. Sustainable Development Goals? Start text here
  5. 5. What needs to change? 2015 SME insights Report : SAICA
  6. 6. Are we making progress? Policy Private Sector Financial Mechanisms
  7. 7. How do we move forward? • Shared vision of what we mean by Green Economy in SA • Engagement on our Economic business model into the future • Green Economy through the Business value chain • Partnerships and integration between Government and Private Sector • Sharing and understanding the pain: • Information • Communication • Strategy • Capacity • Finance
  8. 8. ThankYou