StartGreen@School German finalist of the European Enterprise Award

StartGreen@School invited to Helsinki

The Borderstep project StartGreen@School was selected by a jury of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as the German finalist of the European Business Promotion Award. The winners of the German preliminary decision have been invited to Helsinki for the European award ceremony: “The two selected projects are involved in important socio-political areas. They recognise the current challenges and promote sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship. I wish them every success for the award ceremony in Helsinki in November,” said the Federal Government Commissioner for SMEs, Christian Hirte.S

StartGreen@School promotes sustainable start-up culture in schools. “With the selection of StartGreen@School, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy shows that the promotion of sustainable management is becoming increasingly important. We are very pleased to be able to present the project at European level,” emphasizes Dr. Katharina Reuter, head of the StartGreen@School project.

Since 2006, the European Commission has been awarding the European Business Promotion Award to public authorities, business and educational institutions as well as public-private partnerships that have rendered outstanding services to promoting entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurship. The prize is awarded in the 28 member states of the EU as well as in Iceland, Norway, Serbia and Turkey.

StartGreen@School promotes a sustainable start-up culture in schools. The project partners include Borderstep, UnternehmensGr√ľn e.V., the Futur Institute of the FU Berlin and BildungsCent e.V.

StartGreen@School is funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety as part of the National Climate Initiative (NKI).

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