The Media breakfast on green economy took place on 26 October 2022. The event aimed at gathering national and local media representatives, entrepreneurs, business owners, start-ups, marketing professionals, decision makers and other national actors to exchange their views and plans on sustainable business practices and the overall Green Economy transition in Georgia.
The Media breakfast was attended by representatives of national and local mass experts on media, social media influencers, Georgian governmental organizations, SMEs, business associations, as well as representatives of UNEP and other implementing partners of EU4Environment.
Within EU4Environment, UNEP supported Georgia in assessing and promoting Green Economy approaches. In particular, the following areas were assessed: i) with support from the Environmental Information and Education Centre (EIEC), an assessment of eco-labelling systems and their application was prepared; ii) with support from the Global Compact Network Georgia (GCNG), an assessment of key sectors with potential for eco-innovation among SMEs, was also developed; and iii) in close cooperation with the State Procurement Agency, the principles of SPP were suggested intonational legislation, and work is on-going to review companies’/small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) readiness to respond to public procurement tenders with sustainability criteria.