A Swiss organisation
Ecotechsy is a non profit-making organisation. We offer a portfolio of services and projects with the objective of cooperating with governments and the public and private sectors, to create employment and reduce negative environmental impact.
Founded in 2005, the team brings experiences and skills, dedicated to sustainable development in under-privileged regions in order to build durable partnerships. Our team combines extensive operational skills acquired across different organisations in the field of environmental, humanitarian and sustainable development projects, making Ecotechsy the ideal partner for sustainable development in the region. Read more
News (November 2012): How does access to Sustainable Energy help?
Access to energy, particularly sustainable energy, is indistinguishable from a sustainable future for the developing world. Not only does access to energy transform the lives of the energy-poor by raising living standards, it also:
Enables income generation – for example, through solar pumps for irrigation or electricity for a small business;
provides power to community health clinics, and refrigerators to store medicines, as well as cell phones, which have transformed commerce;
reduces the time and drudgery of collecting fuel wood, supporting cleaner, more efficient cooking and heating options;
provides lighting, so children can study after dark;
enables businesses to operate and creates new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
News (November 2012): 2012 international year of sustainable energy for all. Recognizing the importance of energy for sustainable development, the United Nations General Assembly has designated, by its resolution 65/151, the year 2012 as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All., landslides and destroyed homes. More information
News (November 2011): Ecotechsy was present at the Suisse Romande Deloitte Club event: "Sustainability: are you up to date?"
The event, at the Grand Hotel Kempinski, Geneva on 17 November, brought together experts on water management and low-energy construction, along with the IUCN and representatives of Nestlé and Holcim.
The presentations and discussions covered current trends in public-private partnerships and focussed on the question: how can corporate social responsibility and careful management of the earth's precious resources be integrated in the balance sheet?
Ecotechsy information day - Place du Molard, Geneva. Read more
Ecotechsy is committed to the reconstruction and relocation of communities affected by the severe flooding in Colombia. Several propositions for aid have been presented to the Colombian government to help 280 villages.
Now that the floods have subsided, Ecotechsy is returning to the reconstruction projects planned for late last year. Although the rainy season is once again approaching, the Colombian government has done considerable work to reinforce many areas that are prone to flooding. It is in these regions that our reconstruction programme will take place. Read more