When Tamar Lebanidze embarked on a journey to her own business in 1995, Georgia was in the throes of significant political, economic, and social change. Traveling from her country's turbulent past towards a better future, she decided there was just one phrase that could describe her company's mission: “Fight for development.”
A women-led winery in Western Georgia, run by two extraordinary sisters, Baia and Gvantsa Abuladze, makes a bold statement in Georgian and European markets.
“We are committed to addressing plastic recycling and reducing plastic pollution in the Kakheti region. For now, we reprocess around 30 tonnes of plastic waste monthly, aiming to increase this amount to 50 tonnes,” says Levan Iosebashvili, a young, 34-year-old entrepreneur and the head of LL Plast, a plastic packaging producer from Georgia’s Kakheti region.
Boosting Export Potential: EU4Business and Eurochambres Join Efforts to Support Georgian Eco-Friendly Design Companies
In recent years, Georgia has witnessed the emergence of a growing number of eco-friendly design companies. These enterprises have recognized the significance of sustainable practices and their impact on the environment.
Amidst the contemplation about what to do with the access they had to exquisite and premium textile scraps, art expert Sophia Lapiashvili and marketing specialist Maka Noselidze embarked on an unexpected journey: they founded a company in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic and used the EU4Business support to help expand to new markets.