We are the most relevant sustainability festival in the region, which each year awards, gives visibility and creates networks among the best 500 social and environmental projects in Ibero-America.
Thus, boosting the green economy by showcasing regional initiatives in 8 categories aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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We are introducing 8 categories and 19 subcategories so more projects can be included in the awards. Please review each of them so that you can compete under the category that best suits your project.
Projects focused on the care, protection and recovery of the most relevant vital resources.See more
Projects that offer improved quality of life to the community by taking care of resources and favoring social justice for present and future humankind.See more
The shift in the social-environmental paradigm requires all forms of communications to reflect and promote environmental care.See more
Projects where human development and the population’s well-being are central to their activities, regardless of their format.See more
Projects working on a social, economic, and financial system aimed at the promotion of social welfare with a respect for the environment in mind.See more
Innovative projects working on energy production and management systems with an emphasis on reducing social and environmental impact.See more
Innovative practices aimed at improving social and environmental administration procedures while developing sustainable and accessible cities.See more
Projects focused on the care, protection and recovery of the most relevant vital resources.
Projects that offer improved quality of life to the community by taking care of resources and favoring social justice for present and future humankind.
The shift in the social-environmental paradigm requires all forms of communications to reflect and promote environmental care.
Projects where human development and the population’s well-being are central to their activities, regardless of their format.
Projects working on a social, economic, and financial system aimed at the promotion of social welfare with a respect for the environment in mind.
Innovative projects working on energy production and management systems with an emphasis on reducing social and environmental impact.
Innovative practices aimed at improving social and environmental administration procedures while developing sustainable and accessible cities.
Projects promoting conscious treatment of all types of waste. Detection, classification, separation, treatment, recycling, etc.
Projects or initiatives awarded this distinction are those that have demonstrated rapid and consolidated growth. The judges will be taking into consideration: • Growth plan • Market business adaptation • Implementation time frames • End-user benefits of this expansion • Commercial and financial benefits
During la “Semana Verde” Open voting will be available through Premios Verdes Social Media channels to choose the winner of the category. One prize and two special mentions will be awarded. All finalist projects, for the regular categories, will be contenders for this award. Candidates con not enrol directly.
To be eligible for this category, a project must have previously been a Premios Verde finalist. Projects should prove the impact of their proposal and show that the goals set at their initial stage, or any stage, have been met.
This recognition seeks to reward those projects or individuals that challenge the status quo by proposing unconventional ideas that, at the same time, spread enthusiasm, inviting others to participate or share. The winning project or individual will be chosen among the participating projects. Candidates cannot enrol directly.
Among the 500 projects, three of them will be chosen as a reward for the use of technology as the core of their socio-environmental impact. The winners will receive an intensive week of workshops and mentoring with specialists from AT&T who will review their business models, develop rapid innovation strategies and help them refinie their sales pitch.
Among the winners, the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) will award one project the opportunity to conduct an impact assessment through the Climate Action Impact Tool (CAIT). CAIT collects and measures both qualitative and quantitative data for verification, monitoring and reporting of SDG impacts.
Since Premios Verde's first Edition in 2013, participation has grown exponentially. Close to 18,000 participants from 1.147 cities and 43 countries have been a part of previous editions. Evaluating these projects in depth and with the utmost rigor would not have been possible was it not for a group of experts who dedicate their time and experience to rate candidates' work each year. Premios Verdes's Jury is made up of two international divisions: The technical commission (first selection of projects) and the Annual Jury (final selection)
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