The Republic of Moldova commits to develop principles for greening the economy through small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and include these principles into national strategies, policies and action plans. The commitment also intends to increase awareness and building consensus around the importance and benefits greening SMEs. The commitment will result in increased awareness and dialogues on greening SMEs with stakeholders. It will also establish a communication tool on Greening SMEs. The commitment will enhance the understanding and use of the Greening SMEs Principles.
The commitment contributes to focus area 5 of the Batumi Initiative to develop clean physical capital for sustainable production patterns related to SMEs.
Implimenting partners include the Ministry of Environment; Ministry of Regional Development and Construction; Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Transport and Road Infrastructure, Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer; Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Agency for Energy Efficiency; Export and Investment Promotion Agency (MIEPO), PA EcoContact.
The commitment will contribute to SDGs 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17.