'Business' incorporates entrepreneurial as well as enterprise development. 'Green' comes down to buildings, infrastructure and utilities. Impact is what we want!
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Entrepreneurship for Impact (E4Impact) is implementing a project themed “Green Buildings Development in African Secondary Cities through Policy, Entrepreneurial and Business Practice Support in Uganda”.
The initiative is funded by the Ministry of foreign affairs and Italian Cooperation (AICs).
The aim is to help in the enhancement of business models, plans, and guidelines for addressing the pressures of African development, urbanization, and climatic change, notably in the Green Building Sector.
This will facilitate the creation of climate resilient cities and showcase regional projects being implemented by the so called ‘Greenpreneurs” and Local Municipalities.
Green building Innovative solutions and bold entrepreneurs are needed to respond to the challenges of green buildings. In addition business and job opportunities are a way to provide a prosperous future to the young generations in the region, leading to more peaceful societies.
These key outcomes inform a precondition for stability, economic and social development of communities in Uganda.
The project aims to improve the entrepreneurial, business practices and environment policies to support green buildings development in the secondary city of Soroti in Uganda, where a green urbanization and industrialization project is already taking place.
“A ‘green’ building is a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts of climate and natural environment, and creates positive environmental impacts.”- World Green Building Council.
25 “Green Building Enterprises” will be selected to join the program and should be from the following sectors
The competitively selected enterprises that will join the program can expect to receive the following benefits
The applicants must;
If you meet the above criteria, please fill out the attached application form or click this link to apply.
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