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ECO4CLIM17 presentation for climate organizers (july 2017)

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How to organize an ECO4CLIM17 event in your city. 2017 Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement. Coordinated by Ecopreneurs for the Climate. More info: http://eco4clim17.ecopreneurs4climate.org/organize/

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ECO4CLIM17 presentation for climate organizers (july 2017)

  1. 1. ecopreneurs4climate.org
  2. 2. 1. Introduction: organization, 2015 & 2016 global weeks 2. ECO4CLIM17: 1. Date, format & participants 2. Value created 3. Support from ECO4CLIM 4. Fundraising 5. Action plan 3. Future perspectives: the aftermath
  3. 3. Ecopreneurs for the Climate: nonprofit whose mission is to boost the creation and scale up the impact of cooperative, sound, and sustainable businesses that tackle climate change ECO4CLIMXX (15, 16, 17...): Global Week of Green Business & Climate Movement 1.Promote, connect and empower climate-champion ecopreneurs 2.Strengthen local green economy ecosystems 3.Boost sustainable business networks 4.Implement the SDGs & Paris Agreement via an SME-centered green & inclusive economy
  4. 4. • 7 cities, 4 countries • 50+ organizations • 300 green economy professionals • 28 SMEs, 16 climate champions • Web: 12,000 visits, 61 countries • Tw: 2,8 M impres., 250 users • Global winner → COP21 Paris
  5. 5. Impact tripled! • 22 cities, 16 countries • 650+ green economy professionals • 27 organizers, 97 local partners • 100 ecopreneurs, 26 climate champions • Web: 20,000 visits, 91 countries • Tw: 11.9 M impres., 651 users • Global winner → COP22 Marrakech, UN Panel
  6. 6. 1. Expert panel (1h30) •Topic: local climate challenges and deriving green business opportunities in your area •Roundtable with key green economy stakeholders: business, NGOs, academ., pub ag., finan... 2. Climate Champion Awards (1h45, 6-8 particip.) •2 categories: ecopreneurs (idea/project), SMEs (company) •Pitch (PK, 20x20, 7m) their climate impacts (mitig. & adapt.) •Jury: speakers from panel (partners), criteria •Prizes: donated by partners & ECO4CLIM • COP23; incubation, mentorship, interviews, cash
  7. 7. Organizers (yourselves) • Expert on eco-entrep., green business & climate change • Global network of partners → business opportunities • Posit. at the heart of local green economy ecosystem Partners (panel - jury - sponsors) • Visibility & promotion • Global movement • Eco-innovation • Ecopreneurs for their incubators Ecopreneurs/SMEs • Promotion • Contacts • Prizes: Incubation, mentorship, interviews, cash, COP23 (1) Audience • Knowledge & ideas • Contacts • Energy, passion, another world is happening! Media • Positive news, initiatives & solutions! • New role models, new economy
  8. 8. • Communication: lead the global commun. campaign and maximize reach of local ones • Coordination: synchronize & harmonize contributions from the whole ecosystem • Assistance: ongoing support to organizers via webinars, Skype, email ... • Knowledge creation & sharing: facilitate exchange of best practices and innovation • Prizes: interviews & promotion, mentoring by global partners, trip to COP23 (global winner)
  9. 9. Target (sponsors - co-funders) Value created • Corporations leading the way in climate sustainability (CSR) • Corporations running their in-house incubator of entrepreneurs, with a focus on sustainability if possible • Foundations promoting environmental or climate action, sustainable entrepreneurship/innovation • Public agencies running the city’s main public incubation program • Global network of potential new partners • Sponsorship package: visibility via crowdfunding, event, and the global week; as a promoter of the movement, with 50% of the funds going for prizes • Speaker position at the panel, member of the Jury, presentor of one of the prizes, and possibility to join an event at COP23 • For corporate or public incubators: winning ecopreneurs enter their programs, with the possibility of rendering the call thematic (sector-specific) Self-funded events: in-kind contributions from partners + funds from sponsors (see sponsors page)
  10. 10. Phase Calendar 1. Partnership building: • Space • Speakers / Jury / Sponsors • Other partners: media ... July-early september 2. Attraction of ecopreneurs/SMEs for the Awards: • Dissemination from partners September 3. Logistics Late september 4. D-day (event, global week) October 16-22 5. COP23 October - November (6-17) 6. Future perspectives (see next) 2018 and beyond
  11. 11. From an event to a high-impact climate innovation lab, with a sound business model
  12. 12. What we need from you ASAP: •Confirmation of participation •Bio, photo, logo (web) •Interested in the climate lab afterwards? Next steps: •Find venue, set date •Engage partners: sponsors & others •Follow action plan Climate organizers: Join us in this journey into the future of climate innovation and action ;-)
  13. 13. ecopreneurs4climate.org

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