Organized by TRAG, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Erste Bank, the third national forum for green ideas in Belgrade 30.06.2015. was realized. 87 projects from all over the country were involved, and  8 finalists were selected among which is our project  „Treehouse Camp“ presented by Tatjana Jovanović. The finalists presented their innovative business ideas before the jury consisted of: Dragan Srećković (CWS company), Nemanja Božić  (Božić i sinovi“ company), Olivera Popović (Association of business women of Serbia), Sonja Dakić (DajDaj diapers social enterprise), Sreten Vranić (Erste Bank) i Vladimir Stojanović (CSO Optimist). This year, the Forum took form of an all-day event. After the presentations, a panel discussion followed up on which important reccomendations regarding planning, making of business plans, internal organization, certification of products and services, networking, experience trading and numerous other topics of meaning to enterpreneurs and organizations who plan to start or improve enterpreneurship activities were discussed. After the panel, an award ceremony took place – Equesterian club  „Aranđelovac“ recieved the first prize, the second place was awarded to Sanja Andrejević, an enterpreneur from Belgrade and the third award was given to Association for Local Development Kamenica. All three awarded projects will be given 5.000 usd each and will be supported by consultations and mentoring in order to improve their competence and sustainability.IMG_1292 IMG_1330 IMG_1337 IMG_1373 IMG_1364 IMG_1359 IMG_1355 IMG_1339

All 3 winning ideas were also automatically included in the Regional Forum of Rockefeller Brothers Fund which will be held in the national park Prokletije in Kosovo, where they will compete for additional support in competition with other national winners from Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia. Forum for green ideas was started by Trag foundation in partnership with Rockefeller Brothers fund and Erste bank. The program was started so that individuals, organizations and small entrepreneurships would receive resources and encouragement to develop innovative entrepreneurship projects based on principles of sustainable development. These ideas are related to economical development, based on rational usage of local resources, traditional production processes accorded to the new ambient, preservation of manufacture and continued ecological advancement. .

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