Greenways SCE is a Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE), registered to Social Economy General Register of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare, established in 2012 with the aim to serve local and collective interests and to promote employment, social cohesion and local or regional development.
Greenways is a member of International Sports and Culture Association (ISCA), and member of European Cycle Logistics Federation (ECLF), partner of European Hate Speech Movement campaign and founder of Hate Fighters Network in Greece.
Greenways SCE aim is to create sustainable green jobs through: 1. Promoting and communicating sustainable mobility, physical activity and accessibility 2. Planning and certifying cycle routes and greenways, 3. Organizing events, campaigns, projects, 4. Lifelong learning, training, 5. Auditing bike-friendly services and sustainable mobility and cycling policies, 6. Cycling tour operator, 7. Bike rental and repair services.
Projects and Activities
1. National partner in 1 year project “School to move, cool to move” under European Programme Erasmus+ Sport Support for Collaborative Partnerships in the field of Sport
2. National partner in 2 year project “DopOut: Social network and peer education against doping” under European Programme Erasmus+ Sport Support for Collaborative Partnerships in the field of Sport(579707-EPP-1-2016-2-IT-SPO-SCP)
3. National partner in 3 year project Erasmus+ Programme: “ActiveVoice”, Support for Collaborative Partnerships in the field of Sport, ( 2015 3510 /001 001)
4. National partner in Erasmus+ Programme: “Creativity Creates Change” Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices: Capacity Building in the field of youth. (2015-2079/054)
5. National Coordinator for NowWeMove campaign in Greece since 2014 with International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA). Coordination of NowWeMove events in Greece with other stakeholders, partners, coordination and support of local MOVE Agents, implementation of specific activities, communication and PR management of the national page of MOVE Week website, fundraising, Since 2015 NowWeMOVE Greece project with No Elevators Day, Panna Tour, Cross Border Cycling Event, Flash MOVE and since 2016 with European Fitness Day and European School Sport Day.
6. “Learn how to cycle with safety” educational program for physical activity for hard-to-reach populations (girls, women, with immigrant or refugee background) under the project MOVE Quality of International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA).
7. Participation in organization team for training course for project “Play for Inclusion” project supported by Erasmus + Program, European Commission. Participants learned how to use sport and games to work with youth and promote social inclusion of young people coming from vulnerable groups of youth at risk and juvenile delinquents.
8. Participation with volunteers in training course “Gender equality-is it reality?” supported by European Youth Foundation, Council of Europe, for gender equality, especially focusing on the problem of gender-based violence and basic techniques for concept photo and illustrations and how to use these methods for a social change in the field of gender equality.
9. Participation with volunteers in training course “Animate the change” supported by European Youth Foundation, Council of Europe, for competences and skills to promote inter-cultural dialogue and tolerance among young people of different ethnic background, with special focus on inclusion of youth coming from socially excluded groups using interactive methods: stop animation and music.
10. Member of Municipality of Thessaloniki delegation to project METROS: Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Southern European METRO Regions under the Urban and Regional Policy Program (URP) of The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). The METROS network included also the cities of Bilbao (Spain), Genova (Italy) and Torino (Italy).
11. Greenways Social Cooperative as case study for the research under Erasmus+ Project “Social Entrepreneurship & Educational Practices”
12. Greenways Social Cooperative as case study for ZGI:kompakt (Certificate in Social Innovations:compact) workshop on Social Entrepreneurship by Social Entrepreneurship Akademie and KfWStiftung.
13. Greenways Social Cooperative as case study under the GRUNDTVIG Learning Partnership "Social & Community Media for Inclusion & Employability"
14. Greenways Social Cooperative as case study under “Think Social. Act Business” conference by EUNIC - European Union National Institutes for Cultures