Call for the Expression of Interest by the private sector for participation in a pilot support intervention for circular business practices announced

August 5, 2020

Illustration by Vanja Lazić

UNDP is inviting all interested companies from Bosnia and Herzegovina to explore the Call for Expression of Interest to participate in a pilot programme aimed at supporting the private sector to use the economic crisis as an opportunity and reinvent some of their linear business practices towards more sustainable and greener businesses models.

With this Expression of Interest UNDP is looking to identify and support private sector representatives affected by the COVID-19-related economic downturn in Bosnia and Herzegovina to recover smarter and better by:

  • Devising a longer-term roadmap towards circular and green approaches for their business,


  • Piloting concrete short-term interventions towards circularity of the business operations, to support sustainability of the economic recovery efforts.

This intervention is supported by the UNDP Rapid Response Facility as part of the UNDP COVID-19 response and recovery framework, which focuses on innovative approaches for economic revival and job retention in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The introduction of a circular and regenerative business models entails that not only the environmental impact is minimized, but that the economic and social impact is positive, leading to sustainable growth and expanded business opportunities, even at a time of crisis.

How to apply?

All information on the Call including the scope and eligibility criteria can be found in the Guidelines for Applicants (in local language).

The online application form can be found here (in local language).

The deadline for submission of online applications is 15 August 2020 midnight. Applications received after this deadline will not be taken into consideration.

In case of difficulties with the application process, as well as for any questions related to the public call, please contact us via email: with the title of the public call clearly stated in the subject of the message.