Stars4SD – Supporting youth entrepreneurs in meeting Sustainable Development Goals through a peer certification system

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Objectives

  • To strengthen high-quality entrepreneurial education by providing the necessary entrepreneurial skills and competences to young people interested in running a business.
  • To develop and test innovative methodologies to support youth entrepreneurs to meet sustainability criteria in their businesses.
  • To provide information to policymakers in order to promote the adoption of sustainable approaches to youth entrepreneurship.
  • To raise awareness of the importance of SDGs in business and the role of social entrepreneurship in achieving them.

Activities

  • Mapping the training needs of youth entrepreneurs and the existing good practices of entrepreneurship initiatives that have incorporated Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Developing educational materials and providing training to coaches that work with young entrepreneurs at the beginning of their careers.
  • Developing innovative methodologies to enforce sustainability in youth-led SMEs.
  • Establishing an online network to provide peer review and award youth sustainable businesses.

Resources

  • Guide for youth workers on how to best support young entrepreneurs to meet sustainable goals in their businesses.
  • Methodological framework to award youth entrepreneurship sustainability excellence.
  • Online platform to foster dialogue and exchange of ideas, methods and tools among young entrepreneurs and youth workers.
  • Good practice guide on sustainable development models in youth SMEs at local, national and European level.

Impact

  • 120 youth workers equipped with new methodologies to support youth entrepreneurs to enforce sustainable goals in their businesses
  • 120 young entrepreneurs involved in the Stars4SD peer-learning network.
  • Improved policy experts’ comprehension of the competences and the support needed by youth entrepreneurs.

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Il progetto

Stars4SD – Supporting youth entrepreneurs in meeting Sustainable Development Goals through a peer certification system

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Data di attuazione

01/11/2021 – 01/11/2023

Istituzione Finanziatrice

Erasmus +, KA2 Cooperation partnerships in youth program

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filippo.corbelli@cesie.org

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