Civic Awareness and Eco-Sustainable Development

ENLIGHTEN   MOTIVATE   CHANGE

THE CEEDD

Eco-citizenship and sustainable development education Chair hosted at USJ

CITIZEN CIRCLE

An active platform for actionable information through gatherings, conferences and various events

VIRIDIS

An investment fund for financial and operational support exclusively to ‘green’ startups and SMEs

Diane,
a meaning and a story

Fondation Diane was created in May 2015 by Diana Sfeir Fadel as a response to the ecological marasmus in which the country is debating and its disastrous consequences on all levels; environmental, economic, political, cultural … as well as the image of Lebanon in the world and in the heart of the citizens.

The philosophy behind the name and logo

AWAKENING

AWAKENING

The music played on the bugle that awakens the troops.

Awaken
minds

LIGHT

LIGHT

The adjective form of the light that comes from the sky.

enlighten the present

DIANE

DIANE

Goddess of hunting that symbolizes the transition from the savage world to the civilized world.

Target the future

Connecting the academic world with the civic society

The CEEDD

Education is a fundamental lever in changing perceptions and behaviours. With that in mind, the CEEDD initiative at USJ aims to rethink development models to build harmony between citizens and nature via training courses, support in research,  publications and more.

scholarships, research,

training courses, publications

support & more

A platform for responsible citizens

The Citizen Circle

Aimed to galvanize the Lebanese citizens to take charge of their environment, resuscitate their motivation, provide them with accurate information, cast their voices, make them aware of their rights, their powers and therefore of their responsibilities as citizens through quotidian gatherings, workshops, and conferences.

gather, discuss,

debate, share, express

for responsible citizens.

Have a green sustainable idea?

Viridis wants to hear it!

Frustrated by the nation wide environmental concerns?
Do you have a green idea, solution or existing project with sustainability at its core and direct positive impact on the environment?
Do you need funding or help developing it? Our team at Viridis Investment Fund can help you.

Contributors, startups,

SME’s and green enterprises

of tomorrow.

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