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Applications Open for the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative

Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is now accepting applications for the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative, aimed to foster the development of green entrepreneurs and businesses in the Eastern Caribbean.

The Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative is a 3-year project funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and implemented by GGGI in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, through the OECS’ Competitive Business Unit.

The main objective of this initiative is to support the development of green businesses in the Eastern Caribbean. The programme also aims to create inclusive green jobs while helping 6 OECS member countries meet their sustainability and climate action goals. This initiative will offer Incubator and Accelerator programme, including virtual courses and online training, a mentorship programme, in-person events, links to investors and pitch competitions.

The project was officially launched in July 2021. Additional information can be found in the Executive Summary.

The Greenpreneurs Incubator programme is a free, carefully curated training and mentoring programme designed to support green entrepreneurs to build robust and sustainable business models, and the skills, tools, and confidence to implement them for success. The programme will run from September 2021 to January 2022 and culminate in a business pitch competition that will provide seed funds to winning enterprises.

If you are an aspiring green entrepreneur or business, then APPLY NOW to join our Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Incubator Programme that seeks to catalyse your business and showcase Caribbean solutions to Caribbean problems on a national, regional and global scale.

Learn more about the program here.

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