UrbanByNature - The Global Programme for Urban Nature Pioneers

Invites you to its next webinar on

"Nature based Entrepreneurship”

 Date: 29 January 2020

Time: 10:00-11:00 AM, Brasília Time (2:00-3:00 PM CET).

In this webinar, revisiting STEP 4 | COMMIT & PLAN of the integrated management approach of the UrbanByNature programme, we will be hearing from representatives of Research and SMEs from Europe and Brazil on the topic of Nature based Entrepreneurship (NBEs). The topic is highly relevant in the present times where discussions on how to support and increase provision of nature based solutions in terms of products and services as offered by NBEs are ongoing.


  • Siobhan McQuaid, Head of Innovation, Centre for Social Innovation, Trinity College Dublin, TCD, Ireland
  • Gerardo González, R&D&i Project Manager, Bioazul, Spain
  • Guilherme Castagna, Civil Enginner and Permaculture Designer, Fluxus Design Ecológico, Brazil

The webinar will be moderated by Daniela Rizzi (ICLEI Europe) and Sophia Picarelli (ICLEI South America).

Content of webinar:

  • What is Nature based Entrepreneurship (NBE)?
  • What are some examples of Nature based Entrepreneurships?
  • What are some products, solutions or services for NBS on offer?
  • Challenges and barriers faced during start-up and growth of NBEs?
  • Role of city/regional authorities in supporting NBEs?

Agenda will be shared soon. Stay tuned.

To register for the webinar, click on this link and enter the requested details. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the webinar.

If you have any questions, please contact: daniela.rizzi@iclei.org (ICLEI Europe) or sophia.picarelli@iclei.org (ICLEI South America).