Green Pymes Alliance: "Capacity building of SMEs in the departments of Santander, Guajira, Bolivar and Caldas in Colombia and Choloma in Honduras for their sustainable development as a business strategy to access new markets".


The "Green Pymes Alliance" project is an initiative that is part of the AL-INVEST Verde and Sequa cooperation programme, funded by the European Union. The main objective of this project is to strengthen the capacities of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the departments of Santander, La Guajira, Bolivar and Caldas in Colombia, as well as in Choloma, Honduras. Its main focus is to foster sustainable growth and employment generation in Colombia through the transition towards low-carbon, resource-efficient and more circular economies, which adds significant value to their access to international markets.

Implementing Consortium:

Coordinating entity:

Partner entities:

Entrepreneurs belonging to the following sectors: food, accommodation, restaurants, fashion, agribusiness, coffee, tourism and sustainable construction.

Other data:

Participating MSMEs adopt, through diagnostics, workshops, training and technical assistance:

  • Sustainable practices 
  • They obtain sustainable certifications 
  • They increase their turnover 
  • Maintaining full-time green jobs and creating new green jobs

Region/Cities of implementationDuration BudgetN° of beneficiary SMEs 
Colombia and Honduras24 months (from 21 March 2023 to 20 March 2025)€375.000250

More information on this project:

Contact this project: 

Marcela Andrade Niño

General Project Coordinator - Chamber of Commerce of Bucaramanga