The general objective of PeaSeNGO project is to combine the expertise of CNR as EEN partner and of U.Di.Con – Union for the Defense of Consumers- as NGO, to impact the environmental and social performance of three selected SMEs assisting them in their transition to more sustainable business model.
The project scope is to enhance the interaction and improve collaboration between SMEs and NGOs/ CSOs, contributing to the achievement of the SDGs of United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with regards to the three following Goals: Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth, with regard, Goal 10 – Reduce inequality within and among countries, Goal 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities. To achieve these goals, PeaSeNGO provides the SMEs partner through CNR and Udicon, advisorsy services divided in three steps:
1) Company Needs Analysis – Preparatory visits (also remotely) and discussion with the SMEs to understand characteristics and needs of SME Partners in the domain of sustainability
2) Sustainability assessments – CNR and U.Di.Con will assess the current business model of the partner SMEs in collaboration with the EEN Sustainability Advisors and using proven, high quality methodologies/tool
In order to support SMEs in their sustainable transformation/evolution embracing the SDGs targets, U.Di.Con. will provide specific workshops and webinars both on green topics in which also customers will be invited to present to SMEs their requests and needs and on social issues in which the SMEs’ employees will be invited to discuss of the gender equality, fair internal procedures, privacy rules and other social topics with the SMEs’ management to improve the workplace.
In addiction the project has the purpose to scale up further to reach other SMEs (already in EEN ecosystem), other NGOs/ CSOs, and other relevant actors/networks at regional/national/European level.
PeaSeNGO GA 101087460