what is ceem

Central European regions are characterized by a medium-high economic activity mainly performed by micro and SMEs, belonging for the most to the traditional industrial sectors (i.e. construction & building, food, manufacturing, automotive). These companies have a strong impact on the Central Europe environment; therefore a key factor for a sustainable economic development of the region is the implementation of environmentally friendly technologies in the goods’ life cycle.

CEEM aims at supporting the adoption of these technologies by SMEs’ in the Central Europe area by offering them operational methods, good practices and the access for free to a new IT tool for the benchmarking, to match jointly environmental positive performance and business improvement.

CEEM will contribute to Europe 2020 Strategy by:

  • the wide communication of social and environmental advantages of green economy
  • the implementation of cleaner production and consumption patterns and
  • the involvement of public and private stakeholders and policy makers