Empowering Green Entrepreneurs in the Region: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Sustainable Growth 

GIMED - resource for BSOs toolkit

In a world where environmental concerns are mounting and climate change is accelerating, the need for sustainable and green entrepreneurship has never been more critical. With the financial assistance of the European Union under the ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme, Berytech, in collaboration with Cewas and Eco Consulting,  developed the “Toolkit for Green and Circular Entrepreneurship” that covers every stage of development, from ideation to acceleration, and is designed to guide business support organizations (BSOs) to lead Green Entrepreneurs and SMEs, not only in Lebanon but across the entire Mediterranean region. 

A Toolkit Tailored for Green Success 

The Green Incubation and Acceleration Toolkit is a valuable resource for BSOs and entrepreneurs. It offers guidance, tools, and expertise to empower green startups. The toolkit, structured by stage of enterprise development, equips BSOs and entrepreneurs with the knowledge and networks needed to excel in green business. 

The BSOs play a vital role in supporting local economies and industry sectors and nurturing green entrepreneurs. By providing advice and technical assistance throughout the ideation, incubation, and acceleration stages, BSOs can foster economic development and create new opportunities for communities.  

What Does the Toolkit Cover? 

This toolkit covers many green entrepreneurship topics, including circularity, green thinking, life cycle analysis, sustainable branding and marketing, financial projections, and more. It guides users through the various stages of the green entrepreneurship journey, offering practical tools, exercises, and examples for each phase through the Switchers Platform and Embrace Methodology among others. 

The Toolkit takes an approach to green entrepreneurship, addressing not just business aspects but also green and circular concepts. It encourages the integration of sustainability and circularity into the core of business models. It fosters collaboration and partnership among BSOs, stakeholders, and entrepreneurs and aims to drive innovation, enhance effectiveness, and deliver better outcomes for green enterprises. 

Empower Green Startups 

The necessity for green and circular entrepreneurship is not confined to a single region or nation. It’s a global movement to protect our environment, sustain economic growth, and secure a brighter future for generations to come. This toolkit is your passport to being part of this transformative journey toward a more sustainable and resilient world. 

If you are a Business Support Organization looking to empower green startups or an entrepreneur eager to embark on a sustainable journey, this toolkit is your reference. It provides the resources and knowledge needed to navigate green and circular entrepreneurship successfully working together to create a sustainable and prosperous future for all. 

Click here to download and navigate the Green Incubation and Acceleration Toolkit. 

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Nagham Barakat

Nagham Barakat joined the Berytech team in July 2021 as a Communication & Outreach Coordinator. She has an extensive 7 years experience in corporate events planning within the healthcare field working in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the UAE with leading medical devices manufacturers. Nagham is an enthusiastic high-energy professional with an eye for detail. She enjoys outdoor jogging and loves spending quality time with her family.

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