Climate Action

Climate Action that supports social and environmental entrepreneurship delivers market-based solutions which are inclusive of the people most impacted by climate change. Small and growing enterprises – with environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive business models – adopt low carbon technologies and offer products and services that empower communities to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Partnerships for Sustainable Development

Published: 12 September 2006Authors: Julia Steets
 This report discusses trends and cross-cutting themes related to partnerships such as funding, organisation and accountability. Read more

Enterprise Brief: Water for All

Published: 23 August 2005
The municipal water company, a private consortium, the local community and a non-profit foundation form an entrepreneurial partnership to greatly extend access to affordable water in peri-urban areas of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Read more

Enterprise Brief: Madagascar's first community-run marine protected area

Published: 22 August 2005
A partnership between the local community, international NGOs and research institutions aims to demonstrate the economic, conservation and fisheries benefits of Madagascar’s first community-run Marine Protected Area (MPA). Read more

From Cows to Kilowatts and Berries into Businesses - Winners of the First Seed Awards Announced

Published: 20 April 2005
The winners were selected from a pool of over 260 entries from 66 countries, representing 1,200 organisations. Read more