ELO aims to promote a sustainable and prosperous countryside through private owners´ activities and family businesses. European rural territories cover over 90 % of the EU28’s land area. Therefore, a balanced development of aforesaid areas in line with the development of European urban areas is an essential key element to create a competitive and truly sustainable «Economic Future of Europe». While pursuing its goals ELO takes into account the climate change and the biodiversity loss challenges which we are facing today.
ELO promotes a balanced approach between strong economic performance and a sustainable use of natural resources that considers economic, social and environmental dimensions.