In 2002/03 an ECOPROFIT® Program was conducted in Maribor in the framework of an INTERREG III
Project. It contained the training of authority representatives and
consultants at the ECOPROFIT® Academy and the execution of an
ECOPROFIT® Basic Program.
The project was accomplished in co-operation between the
Cities of Graz and Maribor and funded through the EU, the
Province of Styria and the City of Graz.
In April 2003 the first 20 Slovenian companies
were awarded with the ECOPROFIT® certificate for their
exceptional achievements in eco-efficiency. The participants were
very satisfied with the results and a follow-up project is already
In a declaration, which was signed
by the Major of Maribor DI Boris Sovic, it was agreed on a close co-operation in
the further dissemination of ECOPROFIT® in Slovenia -
through workshops and road shows in other cities and regions.