Climate Change. Race to Zero: Innovation and new habits - Premios Verdes

Climate Change. Race to Zero: Innovation and new habits


Innovation has a leading role in sustainable development, we will learn about approaches and initiatives where technological progress allows the development of proposals that benefit the community and have a positive impact on the planet.

City: Miami, Florida

Date: Thursday, April 21 2022

Time: 15:00 - 16:00 MIA

Place: Fieldhouse at Watsco Center - University of Miami

Language: English


Tabaré Arroyo Currás


Tabaré is an environmentalist dedicated to fostering a reduction of fossil energy use and contributing to global climate change mitigation; he is an expert in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate policy and environmental sustainability.

Marisol Gómez-Melzi

ESG Director at Watsco, Cooling the Americas

As Director of ESG at Watsco, the industry’s leading distributor of heating and cooling systems in the Americas, Marisol leads initiatives that contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions and waste across the entire value chain. Marisol has over 15 years of management experience in the private and NGO sectors and has been working in Miami for the last 8 years leading growth projects in the city's thriving startup ecosystem.

Andrea Irarrazaval

CEO and Founder, Carbon BioCapture

Social entrepreneur, CEO, and founder of Carbon BioCapture, a company dedicated to the reduction of industrial and atmospheric gases, to promote sustainable development and avoid the impacts of climate change. It has been recognized and awarded by the governments of Chile, Holland, and the United States. In 2021 she was awarded as "Women of Excellence" by the Women Economic Forum.

Priscilla Torres

Executive Director of Premios Verdes

Communicator of experience and convinced of the need for a change that reflects the well-being of human beings as well as the need to be responsible with the environment. Especializad in Social Marketing and Public Good campaigns. Since 2019, she has been the Executive Director of Premios Verdes, contributing to the development of strategies and actions to consolidate the creation of opportunities.