An innovative organization that supports self-sufficiency and sustainability of islands worldwide.

We match needs and solutions enabling cooperation between local authorities, business, citizens and academia.


A think tank to analyse island needs, identify innovative solutions in the energy, water, mobility and environmental sectors and support strategies of local governments and corporates.


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Join our communication and training tool for networking: live conferences, online discussions, webinars and thematic forums.


Since 2014 Greening the Islands has organized nine international and national conferences promoting the enlarged concept of circular island economies.


Since 2015, Greening the Islands Awards has recognised the best solutions on energy, water and mobility as voted by prestigious jury members as well as community members.

Best practices

Find out the best practices about innovative sustainable solutions for islands.

GTI Academy

The GTI Academy will build capabilities on islands to support the implementation of decarbonisation actions that will emerge from the Observatory’s work.

Islands as model for circular economy in harmony with nature.

Best Practices

Find out the best practices about innovative sustainable solutions for islands.


Energy: Sicily Safety C HPV

Energy: Sicily

GTI Awards 2019 – Energy Safety Cover Hydro Pv, Sicily General information: Island (Region, Province, Country):


Water: Santa Lucia schematic description of the hybrid system compared to SWRO

Water: Santa Lucia

GTI Awards 2019 – Water A new hybrid system, which combines Reverse Electrodialysis and Reverse Osmosis, Santa


Winner mobility 2019 malta transport hubs 1

Winner mobility 2019

Winner GTI Awards 2019 – Mobility Malta “Sustainable Multi-Intermodal Transport Hubs (SMITHS)” General informat