Communities and other public or private bodies can provide support, sometimes even financial support for implementing a Sustainable Development / Corporate Social Responsibility approach through the EcoEntreprise Programme.
For technical support, please enquire at the “Sustainable Development” or “Energy / Environment” department of your canton or municipality, or via specialised associations and networks.
For financial support, please enquire at the economic development section of your canton or municipality.
The following bodies offer direct support to businesses wishing to implement a Sustainable Development approach via EcoEntreprise, subject to specific conditions (consult them about this): :
- Fribourg canton (Promotion économique - Cleantech Fribourg)
- Vaud Canton (Promotion économique)
- Jura Canton
The Swiss Climate Foundation offers financial support to SMEs which have identified an energy saving or climate protection project using the EcoEntreprise sustainable development diagnostic procedures. Consult the Foundation’s site for more information: www.klimastiftung.ch