FAST FACTS


Mission 

We bring together individuals and organizations in Eco Commerce worldwide.


Vision 

We believe that a viral community of experts, leaders, and learners working together will provide balanced and effective  solutions for business, environment, and society.


Value 

We connect innovators, investors, business and policy leaders through a low cost, efficient, and powerful platform providing easy access to actionable information to deepen relationships with partners, delivering profits, lasting competitive advantage, and creating new offerings and jobs. 


We are a fast growing international network of individuals and organizations
A community of experts, leaders and learners working at local level and global scale to commercialize eco-innovations.


We attract and gather enterprises, financial and legal institutions, governmental bodies and non-governmental organizations to accelerate commercialization of eco-innovations across industries and continents in developed and developing countries. 


We support environmental technology innovators and investors by unlocking global markets and market barriers. Local chapters assist regional businesses, organizations and agencies wanting to collaborate in sustainable development by facilitating easy access to partnerships and networking in funding, marketing, local trust and understanding, standards, policy and government support. 


Need and Opportunity

Individuals and organizations recognize they can’t ‘do it alone’ and are more receptive to partnering with others to accomplish specific outcomes. There are many "communities of practice" across all sectors and geographies seeking innovative, proven, cost-effective solutions to the issues and challenges their organizations face. CEC is positioned to capitalize on all of these trends. Responses to CEC has exceeded our expectations. This is very exciting and will further boost our progress. We will reach out to more individuals and organizations daily to discuss ongoing initiatives, opportunities, and possibilities for partnership. These contacts are based in North America, Europe, China, Russia, South America, Middle East and Africa.


Communication

CEC stakeholders can access a state of the art communication portal with associated infrastructure and software providing collaboration, content, communication tools, and process solutions. The product enables company’s to brand and serve customers while building a viral network and community of individuals/organizations with similar interests. Specific products and services include: micro sites; communication tools such as: blogs, wikis, twitter, video conference, on-line face to face chat; structured and customized search content based on user profiles and group categories; process tools; workflows, education, government grant, fulfillment.


Services

CEC provides a range of services from simple content and communication to business process and micro-site ownership. Additional service include legal, human resources, marketing and sales, financial, branding campaigns, specialized seminars, group meetings, access to local working groups etc. CEC has a web-based community reaching individuals across industries and continents.


Stakeholders

CEC stakeholders come from diverse backgrounds of business, academic, government, consulting, geographic, nationality, age etc. The CEC is an "eco-system", a business community developed around Eco Commerce where our stakeholders can collaborate to source, scale, and commercialize innovation offerings. Our goal is to generate interest and activity which creates new participation across industries and continents in developed and developing countries. 


Reach

We reach innovators, investors and leaders from business, academia, government, NGO, and non-profit sectors seeking to explore or invest in the next generation of innovation - one which can help save money, materials and energy; grow profits; compete in the global marketplace; and create shared value with a positive impact on the planet. We invite individuals to join CEC - a community where they can spend time actively networking and collaborating to learn and catch the next "big thing", conduct business, actively network, find information and contacts, discuss and share the topics. These stakeholders include professionals, experts, service-providers etc. 


Why Join?

Individuals and organizations join CEC to source, scale, commercialize innovations, and to explore new sustainable approaches for transforming business practices, creating new profits and opportunities, and improving their competitive advantage in the global marketplace. They connect and explore new partnerships with leaders from business, academia, government, NGO, foundation and non profit sectors to deliver sustainable solutions to shared issues and challenges.


Who Joins?

Professionals who deal with sustainability issues and challenges every day for example; CSR, operations, supply chain, marketing and other areas; Investors exploring opportunities; Academics conducting relevant research and seeking to bring their innovations to market; Staff of non-profits, government agencies and consulting firms helping innovators and businesses to accelerate transfer of clean and green technologies.


Contributors

Companies and individuals that already have sustainable innovations or sustainability initiatives and projects underway and want to share their expertise, success stories and white papers. Contributors include but are not limited to such companies as consulting firms providing sustainable innovation related products and services; non-profits developing sustainable innovation strategies to address their specific challenges; Government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels seeking to build PPP’s (Public Private Partnerships); Universities developing their sustainable innovations and marketing their new innovations and services to businesses and other organizations; Media companies producing science based media releases and video news releases.


Positioning

CEC is positioned to share actionable knowledge with stakeholders to accelerate the technology transfer and by providing them internal and external communications, research, or business marketing support. The CEC communication portal was designed to accelerate the adoption of sustainable innovation, behavior and products in business across industries and continents. 


Non-Profits

Nonprofits and foundations can distribute free licenses and other tools through CEC portal so that our users can share, remix, and use these free sustainable innovations commercially.


Collaborative Education

CEC engages experts and educators, individuals and organizations, from around the world to teach and engage people and employees to conserve, recycle, improve efficiency and reduce waste, and deliver benefits for employees, companies and communities.


Key Industry Sectors


Financial Services

Banks, private equity firms and insurance companies can increase efficiency, reduce risks and use environmental innovations to build new revenue streams.


Fleet Vehicles

With new tools and good information, companies can reduce pollution from their car and truck fleets, position themselves as good corporate citizens and cut costs.


Food and Agriculture

By sourcing more environmentally friendly meat and seafood, companies can address consumer concerns and invest in the long-term viability of their business.


Healthcare

Hospitals and pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies can become more energy efficient and drive improvements in their supply chains to save money and reduce waste.


Manufacturing

Efficiency improvements in production and design and proper risk management policies can drive environmental improvement and cost-savings throughout the supply chain.


Real Estate

In today’s difficult financial environment, building owners and tenants have a prime opportunity to get back to basics, cut costs, and improve the value of their asset.


Restaurant and Dining

Dining managers now have an incredible opportunity to improve the environmental footprint of the food they serve and the restaurants they operate.


Retail and Consumer Goods

Customers are increasingly rewarding retailers who improve the environmental performance and safety of their products and environmental improvements can reduce costs and waste.


Telecom and Information Technology

Leading companies are cutting costs by finding ways to cut electricity use, reduce toxic chemicals and non-recyclable materials and improving reuse and recycling rates.


Tourism

Uniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel, ecotourism offers market-linked long-term solutions to the most important challenges the world faces today.


Philanthropy

We expand access to philanthropic capital. We work with catalytic philanthropists, corporate intrapreneurs, and social entrepreneurs, and leaders in business, finance, academia, non-governmental organizations, government, non-profits, and media. Our focus is to help stimulate mission investment in sustainable innovation and projects that link technology, philanthropy, and investment activity, and high-impact donations.


Timing

Timing is now as the need for sustainable innovation and effective solutions to contribute to sustainability challenges has never been greater.