DOWNLOAD the study on Engaging Services Providers
Service providers refer to businesses that provide services to other businesses or individuals to enable them to implement sustainable consumption and production. Service Providers are the backbone for the promotion, communication, and technical assistance how to apply SCP.
A group of ongoing SWITCH -Asia projects have been studied in order to understand the role and involvement of service providers and their potential to scale-out sustainable consumption and production.
The study found that he hierarchical allocation of services along the ‘service chain’ is identified as the core mechanism to build capacity on local level with the potential to replicate services. The study highlights that capacity building for local service providers deserves the highest attention. It is the natural first step and the inevitable precondition to achieve the desired outreach to a bigger number of SMEs.
To learn what approaches SWITCH-Asia project use to build capacity of service providers download the complete study here.