Green Entrepreneurship

This course will offer a step-by-step framework for transforming a green business idea into a viable business plan. It will provide the tools needed to generate, test, and refine an idea for a green business, together with successful examples of green entrepreneurs’ paths from business ideas to value-generating, market-fit solutions.

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 Direct Enterprise Support Openings

  Category: Training Programme
  Dates: Application deadlines: 30 October 2020 - South Africa, 6 November 2020 - Indonesia, 9 November 2020 - India.
  Cost: Free, but application process required.

SEED, a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy, is offering training opportunities for kickstarting entrepreneurship journeys and incubating fresh ideas for ec0-inclusive enterprises. Participants from India, Indonesia, and South Africa are eligible to apply.

The VERGE 20

  Category: Virtual Event and Networking
  Dates: 26-30 October
  Cost: Free access to all keynote sessions, virtual tours, and the virtual expo.

The VERGE 20 online event is the leading platform for accelerating the clean economy. On October 26-30, more than 10,000 leaders — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors, and startups — will come together to talk about advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, electrified transportation, the circular economy, carbon removal and sustainable food systems.

Community Conversations for Advancing Equity in Entrepreneurship Education

  Category: Training Programme
  Dates: 28 October for the first conversation, further conversations TBC.
  Cost: Free

VentureWell will host a series of community conversations around the six areas for action presented in their report, Advancing Equity: Dynamic Strategies for Authentic Engagement in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. In each conversation, they will discuss ways to address inequities in STEM innovation and entrepreneurship education. The first community conversation will take place on 28 October. It will discuss strategies and solutions for addressing barriers in conducting authentic outreach to early-stage innovators and engaging faculty as mentors.

Impact.Engineered 2020

  Category: Virtual Event and Networking
  Dates: 3-4 December 2020
  Cost: Free

Impact.Engineered is a free virtual event and networking experience that will take place on 3-4 December 2020. It will include inspirational keynotes, mindful conversations, celebration and networking to advance the role of engineering and technology in sustainable development. The event will allow you to connect with the global community of engineering experts, social innovators and pragmatic optimists to strategize, get inspired, and celebrate cutting edge work solving humankind’s biggest challenges and building a better future.

VentureWell Annual Conference

  Category: Virtual Event and Networking
  Dates: 17-19 March 2021
  Cost: Free

VentureWell, a non-profit organization cultivating a pipeline of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs, will gather representatives from across the innovation and entrepreneurship spectrum to share stories, start new collaborations, and learn emerging best practices in the field of science and technology entrepreneurship education at its annual open conference. The conference will offer space for meaningful conversations and deep connections between attendees.

Finance for Nature Virtual Global Series

  Category: Virtual Event
  Dates: N/A, recorded
  Cost: Free

The Finance for Nature Virtual Global Series brought together industry champions from finance, insurance, consumer goods companies and standard-setting regulators to drive practical commitments on investing in nature. Session recordings are available on Learning for Nature.

NextBillion Open Forum

  Category: Information
  Dates: N/A, ongoing
  Cost: Free

NextBillion is an open forum for the development through enterprise sector. The site is a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and for-profit business. It offers guest-written content from entrepreneurs, researchers and others working on the ground in emerging markets, along with regular interviews with the thought-leaders who are shaping the sector. NextBillion also offers an editor-curated news feed, a calendar of important events, and a jobs board with continuously updated employment opportunities across the development through enterprise sector.

GreenBiz Webcasts

  Category: Information
  Dates: Next upcoming webcast on 10 November 2020. Past webcast recordings available.
  Cost: Free access to all keynote sessions, virtual tours, and the virtual expo.

GreenBiz webcasts highlight the latest sustainability strategies, policies, technologies and trends. You can learn from industry experts and your peers about how to implement the most effective sustainability measures within your organization. You can register for upcoming webcasts and access archived events.

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Hi everyone, greetings from Indonesia. Glad to join this free MOOC.

Renata Gomes

Hey, greetings from Brazil…Excited for this!

Ulises Montaño Pellegaud

Hey! How’s it going?

I’m Ulises from Mexico! Looking forward to share ideas with you guys. I’m very excited about this e.learning course.

Emmanuel Isabirye

Joining in again from Uganda . Always a pleasure being here

Ramya Sukeerth

Hi all, Greetings from Germany. Looking forward eagerly to this sustainable interactive course learning on green business.

Nar Bahadur Khatiwora

Hi everyone, this is Nar from Bhutan. Looking forward for an interactive course learning, discussion and lets collectively broaden our networks for a common cause – fight against climate crises.

Zeritu Mola

Hello, I am Zeritu from Ethiopia and looking forward to attend this course.

Idris Umar Zungum

Hello, I am a student and a teacher in the feel of Ecology and Environmental Biology. I look forward to participating in this interesting course.

Veira Pulekera

Hello, my name is Veira Pulekera. I work as Principal Conservation Officer at the Ministry of Environment in Solomon Islands. Having learnt a lot happening on our land and marine environment. one of the greatest challenge is to be creative and innovative in thinking green business that will be eco-friendly. I certainly agree that this course will offer practical business ideas, from planning to executing the green ideas. Hope to learn from Green Entrepreneurship course.

Win Phyo

Hi everyone, my name is Win- I work as a Landscape Architect but I am what I would call “multipotentialite” (term from a TED Talk!) with various interests, particularly in health and well-being, storytelling/ writing, deep work and personal growth. I’m here to entertain my idea of starting my own business one day or starting something that creates an impact. I’m excited and also nervous to see where this will take me as it is out of my comfort zone. I look forward to connecting with you all!