Biodiversity

BEECHEII ABEJA MELIPONA

Subcategory: Fauna

Postulant: Diana Isabel Velazquez MendietaI, Diana Mendieta

Country: México

CEMENTERIO SOSTENIBLE - CEMENTERIO EL PARAISO

Subcategory: Water

Postulant: Daniel Mauricio Arciniegas Moya

Country: Colombia

CERÁMICA DE MAIKIUANTS

Subcategory: Forests and flora

Postulant: Galo Chup, Karina Bautista

Country: Ecuador

ESTACIÓN BIOLÓGICA TIERRA SANTA

Subcategory: Fauna

Postulant: John Ortega Galvan

Country: Colombia

LA PLENA CARIBE - PRENSA ALTERNATIVA Y POPULAR

Subcategory: Oceans

Postulant: Alexander Gregorio Moreno Bermúdez, Claudia Vinueza, Keyner Martinez

Country: Colombia

PARQUE ECOLÓGICO CUITLÁHUAC

Subcategory: Forests and flora

Postulant: Gobierno de la Ciudad de México

Country: México

PROGRAMA PUNTO SEGURO

Subcategory: Water

Postulant: Gustavo Sáenz-García

Country: Costa Rica

PROYECTO RURAL - SAROCO. UN MODELO NEOSOSTENIBLE

Subcategory: Water

Postulant: Andrea Reyes, Edwin Muñoz, Maria Paula Muñoz, Carolinne Muñoz

Country: Colombia

RESTAURACIÓN DE BAHÍA DE SANTA MARÍA LA REFORMA

Subcategory: Oceans

Postulant: Sociedad en Acción de Sinaloa A.C.

Country: México

RUTA TURÍSTICA LA DIVINA COMEDIA DEL MONTE

Subcategory: Forests and flora

Postulant: Andrés Endara y Paola Toapanta.

Country: Ecuador

WIRED AMAZON: DESCUBRIMIENTO DE NUEVAS ESPECIES

Subcategory: Fauna

Postulant: Eduardo Nycander, Mario Napravnik, Kurt Holle, Willington Aucca, Juan Grados

Country: Perú

Cities

AQUAKIT

Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

Postulant: Juan Carlos Escobar Mendez, Rina Martinez Cardenas

Country: Bolivia

BIKEUTALCA

Subcategory: Mobility

Postulant: Luis Letelier - Universidad de Talca

Country: Chile

BIOMIMESIS ARQUITECTURA SOSTENIBLE

Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

Postulant: Cristian David Hurtado Ocampo

Country: Colombia

ECO-LIGA

Subcategory: Mobility

Postulant: Ignacio Jaque, Claudio Jaque, Constanza Espinosa

Country: Chile

MEDIDOR AMBIENTAL KON

Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

Postulant: Edith Biamonte Leguía, Giannina Ofelia Honorio Heredia, Nataly Andrea Rojas Barnett

Country: Perú

PROYECTO LUZ

Subcategory: Urban Community

Postulant: Gisela Domancich, Cristina Quezada, Lucas Herrero

Country: Argentina

QAIRA

Subcategory: Urban Community

Postulant: Mónica Lucía Abarca Abarca, Carlos Saito Villanueva, Javier Calvo Pérez Badiola

Country: Perú

RESPIRA CÓRDOBA

Subcategory: Urban Community

Postulant: Martin Llaryora, Alejandra Torres

Country: Argentina

Communication

WEB SOSTENIBILIDAD PARA TODOS

Subcategory: Communication

Postulant: Rafael Rodríguez Gallardo

Country: España

Human Development

ASOCIATIVIDAD Y AGRICULTURA DE CONSERVACIÓN

Subcategory: Community

Postulant: Magali Jauregui Montalvo, Alejandro García Pérez, Ivan Laloth Mena

Country: México

BARRIO 31

Subcategory: Equality

Postulant: Gabriel Serber

Country: Argentina

CAFELAB, SOSTENIBILIDAD AMBIENTAL Y TEJIDO SOCIAL

Subcategory: Education

Postulant: Ramón Majé Floriano

Country: Colombia

CORAZONES SOLIDARIOS

Subcategory: Equality

Postulant: Diana Crousillat y Katja Montagne

Country: Perú

ESCUELA DE CULTURA ECODIGITAL KIDS (ECEDKIDS)

Subcategory: Education

Postulant: Angela María Cristiancho Prada, Diego Merchancano Narvaez

Country: Colombia

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE: UN LEGADO A LA HUMANIDAD

Subcategory: Education

Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

Country: México

GRANJAZUL CREA EL 1ER EQUIPO DE FÚTBOL SOSTENIBLE

Subcategory: Health

Postulant: José Manuel Segovia

Country: Guatemala

IGUALES CON AMOR (CUNAS CON AMOR)

Subcategory: Health

Postulant: Camila Cooper, Oscar Bejarano Cabrera

Country: Colombia

LA FÁBRICA DE PREPIZZAS, COOPERATIVA LIMITADA

Subcategory: Equality

Postulant: Guillermina Torres, German Martinez, Daniela Bestoso

Country: Argentina

PLATAFORMA ORGANIC WELL

Subcategory: Community

Postulant: Edelweiss Hildebrand, Estuardo Pellecer

Country: Guatemala

REVISTE

Subcategory: Comunidad

Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

Country: Chile

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE: UN LEGADO A LA HUMANIDAD

Subcategory: Health

Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

Country: México

Economy

ARENA VERDE SEMBRANDO FUTURO

Subcategory: Sustainable Production

Postulant: Eduardo Aza Santillana, Luciana Valladares

Country: Perú

BIOCHAR Y ENERGÍA PARA SECUESTRO DE CO2 EN SUELOS

Subcategory: Sustainable Production

Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

Country: Venezuela

KACHACHUA

Subcategory: Sustainable Production

Postulant: Freddy Augusto Peña Mendieta

Country: Colombia

PRODUCCIÓN DE ENERGÍA A PARTIR DE ACU

Subcategory: Circular Economy

Postulant: Valco Co Sas

Country: Colombia

RENOVARE

Subcategory: Circular Economy

Postulant: Liliana Mendoza

Country: Colombia

SISTEMA CONSTRUCTIVO BUCARRETES, RECICLANDO MADERA

Subcategory: Circular Economy

Postulant: Giovanny Patiño, Nancy Jaimes, Cesar Patiño

Country: Colombia

Energy

APP LOCALIZADOR FUENTES DE AGUA POR MAPEO SATELITAL

Subcategory: Clean Energy

Postulant: Jose Díaz Reza

Country: Colombia

DYNAMOLAB; ENERGÍA Y CONOCIMIENTO

Subcategory: Clean Energy

Postulant: Héctor Peñaranda Carrillo

Country: Colombia

LIGHTS ON! EMPOWER KAMARATA WITH THE SUN

Subcategory: Access to Energy

Postulant: Lucía Coll, Yohanna Maldonado

Country: Venezuela

BIOCHAR Y ENERGÍA PARA SECUESTRO DE CO2 EN SUELOS

Subcategory: Clean Energy

Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

Country: Venezuela

Public Policy

ECOCANJE GC

Subcategory: Public Policy

Postulant: Tadeo García Zalazar, Yamel J. Ases

Country: Argentina

EXPO VERDE, #AHORRATETOCAATI

Subcategory: Public Policy

Postulant: Convenciones y Parques

Country: México

JUNÍN PUNTO LIMPIO - RECICLADO DE LUMINARIAS

Subcategory: Public Policy

Postulant: Municipalidad de Junín, Mendoza

Country: Argentina

Waste

BIORIGEN: PASTA DENTAL EN FRASCO DE VIDRIO

Subcategory: Reusable Products

Postulant: Claudia Godoy

Country: Chile

BOTELLAS DE AMOR

Subcategory: Recycling

Postulant: Kelly Rodríguez Jiménez, John Berrío López

Country: Colombia

ECOCITEX

Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

Postulant: Rosario Hevia, Daniela Ehijo, Juan Luis Martel, Andrés Hevia

Country: Chile

MOCHACOBAGS

Subcategory: Reusable Products

Postulant: Manuel Astudillo Rodríguez, Erick Sepúlveda Córdova, Rodrigo Niklitshek, Fredi Espinoza, Renato Aichele, Gonzalo Rojas

Country: Chile

PATAGONFIBER

Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

Postulant: Patricia Breit, Felipe Rios

Country: Chile

R-ACCIONA

Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

Postulant: Cristopher Villarroel, Pedro Acuña, José Alé, Lucas Fermandois, Clarita Caneo, Valentina Montecinos, Jrisí Palape, Francisca Acuña, Jhaird Torres, Luis Villarroel, Enzo M. Villarroel, Gina Landazuri

Country: Chile

RECICLAGEM FLORESTAL DO LODO DE ESGOTO

Subcategory: Recycling

Postulant: CEDAE - Companhia Estadual de Águas e Esgotos

Country: Brasil

REPLASANDER RECICLA, REUTILIZA, REINTEGRA PLÁSTICO

Subcategory: Reusable Products

Postulant: Jaime Enrique Henao Hoyos, Mary Ludy Arce Hernandez

Country: Colombia

REVISTE

Subcategory: Recycling

Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

Country: Chile

Finalist 2022

BEECHEII ABEJA MELIPONA

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Fauna

Melipoturism is a project about native bees focusing on conservation, awareness, training, rescuing tradition, and employment opportunity in marginalized areas. A 12 hectare reserved land serves as an area where we fight against poverty, disease, illiteracy, loss of tradition, and endangered plants and bees. We optimize our resources by considering Fair Trade, animal welfare, agroecology and education. We offer an opportunity to live a healthy life respecting and helping our planet and our population.

Postulant: Diana Isabel Velazquez MendietaI, Diana Mendieta

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Contact: isabejamelipona@gmail.com

Postulant: Diana Isabel Velazquez MendietaI, Diana Mendieta

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Finalist 2022

CEMENTERIO SOSTENIBLE - CEMENTERIO EL PARAISO

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Water

We are a sustainable and environmentally friendly graveyard. We consider responsible water and electricity consumption, waste management and environmental footprint reduction.

Postulant: Daniel Mauricio Arciniegas Moya

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Postulant: Daniel Mauricio Arciniegas Moya

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Finalist 2022

CERÁMICA DE MAIKIUANTS

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Forests and flora

Maikiuants encourages sustainable development in women’s communities by creating ceramic pieces using traditional techniques. Our goal is to ensure our development model through plans and programs for the sustainable use of flora and fauna. We take advantage of cultural, scientific, technological and artistic skills by executing alternate profitable conservation programs without destroying our lifestyle.

Postulant: Galo Chup, Karina Bautista

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Postulant: Galo Chup, Karina Bautista

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Finalist 2022

ESTACIÓN BIOLÓGICA TIERRA SANTA

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Fauna

A Tierra Santa Project encourages biocommerce initiatives by breeding and conserving butterflies and protecting natural resources; and in turn, cooperating with forgotten communities in the Caribbean Region.

Postulant: John Ortega Galvan

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Postulant: John Ortega Galvan

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Finalist 2022

LA PLENA CARIBE - PRENSA ALTERNATIVA Y POPULAR

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Oceans

La Plena Caribe, a regional phrase referring to the honest truth, is an alternate and popular press project presenting things as they are and not as they are portrayed in the traditional press. Our work is human with a social, ethical and plural feel, hoping to break media barriers and broadcast the thoughts of those historically excluded, making visible the work of social, environmental, indigenous, afro and root movements from popular sectors in our region. We have achieved a strong acceptance from the different communities.

Postulant: Alexander Gregorio Moreno Bermúdez, Claudia Vinueza, Keyner Martinez

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Postulant: Alexander Gregorio Moreno Bermúdez, Claudia Vinueza, Keyner Martinez

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Finalist 2022

PARQUE ECOLÓGICO CUITLÁHUAC

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Forests and flora

Cuitláhuac Ecological Park is a park that has re-emerged from a garbage dump. Through a Mexico City Government comprehensive initiative, “Planting a Park,” we have intervened 48.2 ha of green areas, from 82ha, with a water treatment plant, a skate park, a seating area, an area for pets, and wetlands. These actions reflect the mayor’s office commitment to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Goals Agenda for the benefit of its citizens, the environment, and the social development of Iztapalapa, Mexico City and the entire planet. Visit us!

Postulant: Gobierno de la Ciudad de México

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Postulant: Gobierno de la Ciudad de México

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Finalist 2022

PROGRAMA PUNTO SEGURO

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Water

Punto Seguro is a program where expired medication is collected to prevent it from reaching the waters. We provide the various stakeholders with the most eco-friendly solution concerning their legal responsibility on their after expiration use. In 2019 we managed 674.3 Kg, being Acetaminophen from the Social Security Administration the most discarded medicine, followed by a series of medications for chronic use.

Postulant: Gustavo Sáenz-García

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Postulant: Gustavo Sáenz-García

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Finalist 2022

PROYECTO RURAL - SAROCO. UN MODELO NEOSOSTENIBLE

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Water

We are a school located around the protective forests of the La Victoria and Sumapaz river basins in Colombia. Our principles are permaculture, self-sustainability and food sovereignty. Our objectives are the conservation and regeneration of the forest, water care, development of local market economies, responsible consumption production, research and systemic education from the SDGs and natural resources protection. We generate agro-ecotourism and wellness experiences with a natural, educational and social approach. Sustainable production backed up by the Rainforest. Organic + clean production.

Postulant: Andrea Reyes, Edwin Muñoz, Maria Paula Muñoz, Carolinne Muñoz

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Postulant: Andrea Reyes, Edwin Muñoz, Maria Paula Muñoz, Carolinne Muñoz

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Finalist 2022

RESTAURACIÓN DE BAHÍA DE SANTA MARÍA LA REFORMA

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Oceans

The Bay restoration seeks to clean the water in the oyster reef, considered the most important natural filter. An adult oyster filters more than 150,000 liters of water every day, where 1.5 tons of fish and shellfish will activate the region's economy. In addition, a Fishing Refuge Zone will be created to help as the bay's lung.

Postulant: Sociedad en Acción de Sinaloa A.C.

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Postulant: Sociedad en Acción de Sinaloa A.C.

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Finalist 2022

RUTA TURÍSTICA LA DIVINA COMEDIA DEL MONTE

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Forests and flora

La Divina Comedia del Monte is not only a touristic route on the mountains; it is a social and environmental literary concept full of strengths and weaknesses, starting with hell at the Dante Camp, an understanding purgatory and an environmental assessment paradise. Its main goal is the conservation of the last remnant of South America’s Guandera Forest. It is located at the Cerro Mirador de Huaca, on the eastern mountain range in Carchi. We seek to find an alternative sustainable and inclusive economic model to stop the agricultural exploitation of steep slopes.

Postulant: Andrés Endara y Paola Toapanta.

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Postulant: Andrés Endara y Paola Toapanta.

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Finalist 2022

WIRED AMAZON: DESCUBRIMIENTO DE NUEVAS ESPECIES

Category: Biodiversity
Subcategory: Fauna

Wired Amazon is a new insect species discovery project. Since 2016, 2,136 people have participated in the project, and 30 new species have been found. There are about 1.13 million known species today; however, it is estimated there are actually between 8 to 10 million.

Postulant: Eduardo Nycander, Mario Napravnik, Kurt Holle, Willington Aucca, Juan Grados

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Postulant: Eduardo Nycander, Mario Napravnik, Kurt Holle, Willington Aucca, Juan Grados

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Finalist 2022

AQUAKIT

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

AQUAKIT is a Bolivian company contributing to water conservation, offering innovative greywater treatment and recycling systems. It provides complete design technical service during the installation and after-sale. We are convinced that the residual wasters should not be considered waste; instead, they should be canalized as accessible and sustainable water sources. We have developed an innovative greywater system with a standardized, modular, compact and automated treatment process that can be adapted to any infrastructure.

Postulant: Juan Carlos Escobar Mendez, Rina Martinez Cardenas

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Postulant: Juan Carlos Escobar Mendez, Rina Martinez Cardenas

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Finalist 2022

BIKEUTALCA

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Mobility

BijeUTalca was created in 2018 as a student initiative to reduce the environmental impact of university mobility. It is the first shared micromobility dock-less type in Chilean universities for exclusive use of students and staff at the Talca Campus of the University of Talca. It is a healthy, playful and sustainable transportation alternative. It is managed by real-time software, a mobile app and an intelligent lock. More than 500 bicycle rides have been shared during sustainability and innovation events.

Postulant: Luis Letelier - Universidad de Talca

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Postulant: Luis Letelier - Universidad de Talca

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Finalist 2022

BIOMIMESIS ARQUITECTURA SOSTENIBLE

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

We have developed a moss membrane after four years of research, design, and engineering with the collaboration of different biotech labs. The membranes are used as green coverings for any building offering ecological benefits. We brought a new viable and accessible technique to the market, overcoming weight, price and continuous maintenance barriers. We have determined that we can sustainably an naturally clean the air, purify water, reconstruct nature and regulate the temperature.

Postulant: Cristian David Hurtado Ocampo

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Postulant: Cristian David Hurtado Ocampo

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Finalist 2022

ECO-LIGA

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Mobility

At Eco-Liga, we are pioneers in developing an App that optimizes the bicycle logistics service. Eco-Liga’s bicycle logistics incentivizes a local, sustainable delivery service, free of greenhouse gas emissions., decongesting the streets and promoting the generation of an environmentally conscious business-consumer network. Prefer Local, prefer human scale, prefer Eco-Liga.

Postulant: Ignacio Jaque, Claudio Jaque, Constanza Espinosa

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Postulant: Ignacio Jaque, Claudio Jaque, Constanza Espinosa

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Finalist 2022

MEDIDOR AMBIENTAL KON

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

Kon is a hardware and software technology created by female engineers worried about environmental pollution and the health consequences on the mining sector population, including children: specifically, Saturnism, a chronic disease caused by high levels of lead and other heavy metals in the blood. Founded in 2015, Kon is a calibrated environmental sensor that sends real-time local and online alerts when exposure reaches damaging levels. Currently, it has the support of the World Bank and other international organizations.

Postulant: Edith Biamonte Leguía, Giannina Ofelia Honorio Heredia, Nataly Andrea Rojas Barnett

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Postulant: Edith Biamonte Leguía, Giannina Ofelia Honorio Heredia, Nataly Andrea Rojas Barnett

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Finalist 2022

PROYECTO LUZ

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Urban Community

We advise communities and work together with companies and municipalities, planning the execution and considering the impact of projects. We manage funds for Health programs, training, construction and lighting, emphasizing economies of scale (for purchases), waste management and environmental impact of interventions. Alliances: Liter of Light International (Brazil, Italy, Spain) - Handy Vets, Crow &V.O. LLC (USA) - Human Hans, Raduya (Argentina)

Postulant: Gisela Domancich, Cristina Quezada, Lucas Herrero

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Postulant: Gisela Domancich, Cristina Quezada, Lucas Herrero

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Finalist 2022

QAIRA

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Urban Community

Quaira is a project that measures the quality of the air we breathe by continuously monitoring environmental pollution levels. We generate real-time online air quality and environmental data through low-cost technology for everyone to live in places where it is safe to breathe. Our goal is to improve public health and people's quality of life by permanently monitoring environmental pollution.

Postulant: Mónica Lucía Abarca Abarca, Carlos Saito Villanueva, Javier Calvo Pérez Badiola

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Postulant: Mónica Lucía Abarca Abarca, Carlos Saito Villanueva, Javier Calvo Pérez Badiola

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Finalist 2022

RESPIRA CÓRDOBA

Category: Cities
Subcategory: Urban Community

Respira. Cordoba (Cordoba Breathes) is a city project co-financed by the European Union to make Cordoba a healthy, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable city and greening the city’s Central Area by among other strategies: A. Strengthening the skills of the municipality in urban sustainability management by involving the staff. B. Redesigning the Central Area with accessible cultural tours and a protected and valued heritage. C. Improving the city’s ability to design and implement sustainable urban strategies.

Postulant: Martin Llaryora, Alejandra Torres

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Postulant: Martin Llaryora, Alejandra Torres

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Finalist 2022

WEB SOSTENIBILIDAD PARA TODOS

Category: Communication
Subcategory: Communication

ACCIONA is the leading Spanish company in renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure. All of its activities are oriented towards climate change mitigation. Web Sustainability for All is a project that challenges society to become aware of climate change and the urgency to act, creating a website with news, reports, dynamic infographics, illustrated videos and interactive games raising awareness towards caring for the environment and the planet.

Postulant: Rafael Rodríguez Gallardo

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Postulant: Rafael Rodríguez Gallardo

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Finalist 2022

ASOCIATIVIDAD Y AGRICULTURA DE CONSERVACIÓN

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Community

Affiliation is a strategic tool to increase competitiveness in the supply chain. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Fondo Para La Paz, encouraged the farmers in the Mixteca and Alta de Oaxaca regions, in Mexico, to become affiliated. More than 300 ha and 604 farmers accessed innovative technologies to implement conservation agriculture practices to reduce the impact of agriculture on farmland.

Postulant: Magali Jauregui Montalvo, Alejandro García Pérez, Ivan Laloth Mena

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Postulant: Magali Jauregui Montalvo, Alejandro García Pérez, Ivan Laloth Mena

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Finalist 2022

BARRIO 31

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Equality

During 2019, Argentina's branch of Golden Arches, the largest independent McDonald's franchisee in Latin America, opened the first store in the world located in a vulnerable neighborhood. This action is part of the brand's commitment to community development and the generation of the first formal job for youth, using its ability to scale to positively impact the environment. Through the BARRIO 31 project, directed by neighborhood resident Yermina Benítez, 85 new jobs were created exclusively for residents under 24 years of age.

Postulant: Gabriel Serber

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Postulant: Gabriel Serber

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Finalist 2022

CAFELAB, SOSTENIBILIDAD AMBIENTAL Y TEJIDO SOCIAL

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Education

CAFELAB’s objectives is to contribute to the reduction of environmental pollution generated by the various coffee by-products, incorporating them into the production chain in three coffee-producing villages in the municipality of Pitalito, Huila. We determine the final disposition of the coffee by-products (pulp, mucilage, husk, horn and stems of coffee) and then we develop entrepreneurial ideas such as bioplastic from coffee pulp, generation of electrical energy with coffee honey water, ecological briquettes, natural herbicides, among other innovative elements.

Postulant: Ramón Majé Floriano

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Postulant: Ramón Majé Floriano

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Finalist 2022

CORAZONES SOLIDARIOS

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Equality

Corazones Solidarios is an Oli Foundation initiative seeking to provide job opportunities to parents whose children are undergoing medical treatment. By reusing waste from textile companies, the parents can sew basic decorative items, allowing them to generate income for their family's economy, act as a form of therapy, and create a supportive community.

Postulant: Diana Crousillat y Katja Montagne

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Postulant: Diana Crousillat y Katja Montagne

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Finalist 2022

ESCUELA DE CULTURA ECODIGITAL KIDS (ECEDKIDS)

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Education

The children are unaware of cyber threats, cyber diseases and especially the environmental impact produced by the irrational use of ICTs. Children exposed to limitless interaction with digital surroundings are at risk of impacting their physical and emotional integrity. The Escuela de Cultura Ecodigital Kids provides playful education processes by digitally training citizens to face technological challenges and be responsible and aware of the cyber risks, producing a positive generational change globally.

Postulant: Angela María Cristiancho Prada, Diego Merchancano Narvaez

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Postulant: Angela María Cristiancho Prada, Diego Merchancano Narvaez

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Finalist 2022

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE: UN LEGADO A LA HUMANIDAD

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Education

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE is an initiative with a significant social impact. Its goal is to restore the community's physical, mental and emotional health by returning to ancestral organic and mineralized agricultural practices, harnessing on the talent of each individual serving the community. It has impacted more than 2400 people, provided health information to over 25 people, trained more than 400 people, lowered costs by 60%, edited 1 book and more than 40 publications.

Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

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Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

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Finalist 2022

GRANJAZUL CREA EL 1ER EQUIPO DE FÚTBOL SOSTENIBLE

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Health

Granjazul Plus organized the most sustainable women's soccer team in Guatemala and Latin America, reaching those most in need. Our contribution consists of providing nutritionists, land, clean energy and an environment where players can develop their physical, mental, and emotional potential. promoting gender equality and providing them with clothing made from recycled egg cartons. We reach these communities by supplying eggs, providing nutrition, circular and sustainable sports and helping microbusinesses surge in these areas.

Postulant: José Manuel Segovia

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Postulant: José Manuel Segovia

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Finalist 2022

IGUALES CON AMOR (CUNAS CON AMOR)

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Health

The Fruto Bendito Foundation created the Cradles with Love project to protect infants and mothers. Its main purpose is the reduction of sudden infant death syndrome and other preventable diseases. Cradles with Love, incentivizes safe sleep practices, comfort and living a dignified life from birth. This project empowers mothers and supports Professor Blair’s idea of having constant contact with the baby. The power of the 1000 days transforms lives and transforms the country. #igualesconamor

Postulant: Camila Cooper, Oscar Bejarano Cabrera

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Postulant: Camila Cooper, Oscar Bejarano Cabrera

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Finalist 2022

LA FÁBRICA DE PREPIZZAS, COOPERATIVA LIMITADA

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Equality

La Fábrica de Prepizzas is a production and homemade prepizza production and marketing cooperative. It is currently made up of 9 people, with and without disabilities. Each one has a different role within a genuinely inclusive structure. The cooperative offers the possibility of real employment within our community, respecting the right to work.

Postulant: Guillermina Torres, German Martinez, Daniela Bestoso

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Postulant: Guillermina Torres, German Martinez, Daniela Bestoso

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Finalist 2022

PLATAFORMA ORGANIC WELL

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Community

We are a market platform connecting conscious producers and consumers in Guatemala. It is based on triple-impact consumer relationships throughout the value chain, achieved by networking with the stakeholders, where everyone benefits from economic, social, environmental and well-being. Our vision is to be the platform that unites the conscious market of Central America and Southern Mexico.

Postulant: Edelweiss Hildebrand, Estuardo Pellecer

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Postulant: Edelweiss Hildebrand, Estuardo Pellecer

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Finalist 2022

REVISTE

Category: Community
Subcategory: Comunidad

We are a market platform connecting conscious producers and consumers in Guatemala. Based on triple-impact consumer relationships across the value chain, we seek economic, social, environmental and healthy benefits for everyone by networking with all the stakeholders. Our vision is to be the platform that unites the conscious market in Central America and Southern Mexico.

Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

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Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

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Finalist 2022

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE: UN LEGADO A LA HUMANIDAD

Category: Human Development
Subcategory: Health

GRANJA HOGAR SUSTENTABLE is an initiative with a significant social impact. Its goal is to restore the community's physical, mental and emotional health by returning to ancestral organic and mineralized agricultural practices, harnessing on the talent of each individual serving the community. It has impacted more than 2400 people, provided health information to over 25 people, trained more than 400 people, lowered costs by 60%, edited 1 book and more than 40 publications.

Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

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Postulant: Guillermo Bustamante Underwood, Ileana Sosa Gil, Guillermo Bustamante Sosa

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Finalist 2022

ARENA VERDE SEMBRANDO FUTURO

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Sustainable Production

Our purpose "Transforming Lands and Lives" includes social and environmental responsibility policies, the implementation a sustainable agriculture model, seeking harmony between modern agriculture, the environment and the natural ecosystems and the integration of the local community. A 1,978 ha equatorial dry forest reserve behaves as the conservation nucleus to guarantee the perpetuity of the biodiversity on these forests helping boost the local economy.

Postulant: Eduardo Aza Santillana, Luciana Valladares

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Postulant: Eduardo Aza Santillana, Luciana Valladares

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Finalist 2022

BIOCHAR Y ENERGÍA PARA SECUESTRO DE CO2 EN SUELOS

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Sustainable Production

We manufacture stoves and ovens that produce biochar to sequester carbon and restore degraded soils. Forty rural families using Top-lit updraft gasifier stoves will obtain clean thermal energy and produce BIOCHAR to sequester carbon in degraded soils, consequently strengthening the source of their livelihood associated with agriculture. The project was executed by the CERCS™ methodology endorsed by the WoodGas Institute, USA.

Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

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Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

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KACHACHUA

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Sustainable Production

We are an agroecological company with over 10 years of experience producing 100% organic food utilizing ancestral farming techniques and making each production unit a true sanctuary of life. We protect soil and fauna from the use of pesticides, and at the same time, altogether teaching cultivation techniques in schools and universities throughout the country.

Postulant: Freddy Augusto Peña Mendieta

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Postulant: Freddy Augusto Peña Mendieta

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PRODUCCIÓN DE ENERGÍA A PARTIR DE ACU

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Circular Economy

At VALCO, with the integral management of used cooking oil, we intend to solve a social problem by contributing to industrial economic growth. We minimize the misuse of uses cooking oil by properly collecting and transforming it into a raw material for biodiesel production.

Postulant: Valco Co Sas

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Postulant: Valco Co Sas

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RENOVARE

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Circular Economy

Renovare circular economy model designs and produces sustainable furniture and décor by upcycling and extending the lifecycle of secondhand products. We transform the waste produced by city artisans and recyclers to create durable, fairly priced solutions; and we teach about circular economy promoting the 3 Rs to build a culture in sustainable production and consumption.

Postulant: Liliana Mendoza

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Postulant: Liliana Mendoza

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SISTEMA CONSTRUCTIVO BUCARRETES, RECICLANDO MADERA

Category: Economy
Subcategory: Circular Economy

We innovate using the tops of wooden spools used to wind industrial cable to build classrooms and other social constructions. Our goals are: 1 Promote a recycling culture and the collection of wooden spools, avoiding unnecessary tree felling. 2. Strengthen social responsibility by donating sustainable buildings to vulnerable communities and rural institutions by giving a final use to wooden waste.

Postulant: Giovanny Patiño, Nancy Jaimes, Cesar Patiño

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Postulant: Giovanny Patiño, Nancy Jaimes, Cesar Patiño

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Finalist 2022

APP LOCALIZADOR FUENTES DE AGUA POR MAPEO SATELITAL

Category: Energy
Subcategory: Clean Energy

We are a Colombian company aiming to reactivate the agricultural economic sector and communities at risk, using technology and the application of good practices. The Water Source Locator APP uses satellite mapping to import groundwater maps. We seek to secure the water supply used by irrigation systems, animal crops, and the population, improving marginalized communities' lifestyle health and nutrition.

Postulant: Jose Díaz Reza

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Postulant: Jose Díaz Reza

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DYNAMOLAB; ENERGÍA Y CONOCIMIENTO

Category: Energy
Subcategory: Clean Energy

Dynamo LAB is a project offering technical and practical training on photovoltaic solar energy to families of small farmers and peasants from rural communities in Colombia. We provide tools for the use of renewable energy and how to undertake a solar energy business. We seek to establish a community network that promotes a local energy transition and implements women-led initiatives against climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Postulant: Héctor Peñaranda Carrillo

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Postulant: Héctor Peñaranda Carrillo

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Finalist 2022

LIGHTS ON! EMPOWER KAMARATA WITH THE SUN

Category: Energy
Subcategory: Access to Energy

LIGHTS ON! Empower Kamarata with the Sun is a project designed to provide solar energy to the Kamarata indigenous community, providing economic, social and environmental benefits and promoting sustainable tourism. We have already installed solar panels in the only outpatient clinic in Kamarata and the Víctor Carvajal High School, benefiting directly 1081 people, 79 of which received training in clean energy; and indirectly impacting over 4,000 people by: - Reducing 54.5 tons of CO2 emissions per year. - Improving their health. The clinic now has constant electricity. - Educational benefits to 107 students.

Postulant: Lucía Coll, Yohanna Maldonado

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Postulant: Lucía Coll, Yohanna Maldonado

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Finalist 2022

BIOCHAR Y ENERGÍA PARA SECUESTRO DE CO2 EN SUELOS

Category: Energy
Subcategory: Clean Energy

We manufacture stoves and ovens that produce biochar to sequester carbon and restore degraded soils. Forty rural families using Top-lit updraft gasifier stoves will obtain clean thermal energy and produce BIOCHAR to sequester carbon in degraded soils, consequently strengthening the source of their livelihood associated with agriculture. The project was executed by the CERCS™ methodology endorsed by the WoodGas Institute, USA.

Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

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Postulant: Daniel Velásquez, Paul Anderson

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Finalist 2022

ECOCANJE GC

Category: Public Policy
Subcategory: Public Policy

ECOCANJE is a program promoting circular economy in the Godoy Cruz Department by implementing an ecological barter system giving citizens access to certain municipal services in exchange for PET bottles. More than 3,500 users in the city of Godoy Cruz and other surrounding areas have exchanged their PET bottles for various municipal services, mainly charging their public transportation cards. Since April of 2021, the program has recovered more than 75,500 bottles, preventing the emission of 96,576.7 kg of CO2.

Postulant: Tadeo García Zalazar, Yamel J. Ases

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Postulant: Tadeo García Zalazar, Yamel J. Ases

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EXPO VERDE, #AHORRATETOCAATI

Category: Public Policy
Subcategory: Public Policy

At EXPOVERDE we minimize the negative impact generated by event tourism. Our comprehensive and inclusive policy seeks the well-being and the improvement of daily practices through waste separation, rainwater harvesting, training on energy saving and a reforestation program to bring life back to the planet.

Postulant: Convenciones y Parques

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Postulant: Convenciones y Parques

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Finalist 2022

JUNÍN PUNTO LIMPIO - RECICLADO DE LUMINARIAS

Category: Public Policy
Subcategory: Public Policy

Junín Punto Limpio is a program where plastic waste is collected and reused into everyday products made at the Municipality of Junín’s Recycling Plant; the program also includes revamping public lighting with LED technology and recycling of the old material from the lights. Since 2012, this program has recycled around 300 tons of plastic waste and revamped more than 3,000 public lights.

Postulant: Municipalidad de Junín, Mendoza

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Postulant: Municipalidad de Junín, Mendoza

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Finalist 2022

BIORIGEN: PASTA DENTAL EN FRASCO DE VIDRIO

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Reusable Products

Biorigen is a glass-bottled natural toothpaste with strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties registered with Chile’s Public Health Institute. Our toothpaste is sold in more than 84 stores throughout Chile and has more than 10,000 captive customers. With sales growth of 140% this year, we hope to establish ourselves as a safe and environmentally responsible national oral hygiene brand.

Postulant: Claudia Godoy

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Postulant: Claudia Godoy

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BOTELLAS DE AMOR

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Recycling

Botellas de Amor is an initiative that makes citizens take responsibility for their flexible plastic waste by compacting it into bottles, collected, transported and transformed into recycled plastic lumber (RPL). We can sell them or build houses, playgrounds, schools and urban furniture donated to vulnerable communities with the support of the private sector. To date, more than 3,000 tons of plastic waste have been collected, 29 homes have been donated to vulnerable families and 18 playgrounds have been built and donated to educational institutions.

Postulant: Kelly Rodríguez Jiménez, John Berrío López

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Postulant: Kelly Rodríguez Jiménez, John Berrío López

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Finalist 2022

ECOCITEX

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

ECOCITEX is the leading company in the recycled textile industry in Chile; we are the only ones that make a product 100% based on used clothing through a process that does not use water or chemicals. We seek to eliminate textile waste, provide opportunities to vulnerable groups and support the community. Our circular economy model has allowed us to recycle 118 tons of textiles and we want to go much further! We want to put an end to textile waste in Chile.

Postulant: Rosario Hevia, Daniela Ehijo, Juan Luis Martel, Andrés Hevia

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Postulant: Rosario Hevia, Daniela Ehijo, Juan Luis Martel, Andrés Hevia

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Finalist 2022

MOCHACOBAGS

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Reusable Products

At Mochacóbags, our main objective is to recover, repair, reuse and recycle fishing nets from fishing centers that are no longer in use and give them a new useful life. Along with other raw materials, we can create and develop products valued by craftsmanship and traditions, and enhance the female role as the central axis of the work model.

Postulant: Manuel Astudillo Rodríguez, Erick Sepúlveda Córdova, Rodrigo Niklitshek, Fredi Espinoza, Renato Aichele, Gonzalo Rojas

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Postulant: Manuel Astudillo Rodríguez, Erick Sepúlveda Córdova, Rodrigo Niklitshek, Fredi Espinoza, Renato Aichele, Gonzalo Rojas

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Finalist 2022

PATAGONFIBER

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

Patagon Fiber is a Chilean company joining biotechnology with a purpose. We set off to contribute to a more sustainable and healthy world for all. We give thousands of kilos of burned agricultural stubble a new life by transforming them into biotextiles. With this process, we also capture carbon to sell bonds, this allows us to support the farmers and create more and more biomaterials for an ecologically intelligent fashion industry. Winner of the Circular Challenge of SNA (National Service of Agriculture Chile), January 2021.

Postulant: Patricia Breit, Felipe Rios

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Postulant: Patricia Breit, Felipe Rios

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Finalist 2022

R-ACCIONA

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Solid Waste Management

R-Acciona emerged in 2020 with the purpose of fully solving the problems surrounding the management, handling and transportation of non-hazardous solid waste. We encourage Reduction, Reusing and/or Recycling and are dedicated to the comprehensive management of waste, promoting a circular economy, creating green jobs, increasing the recycling rate, and training the community on the correct management of waste in an inclusive and participatory way.

Postulant: Cristopher Villarroel, Pedro Acuña, José Alé, Lucas Fermandois, Clarita Caneo, Valentina Montecinos, Jrisí Palape, Francisca Acuña, Jhaird Torres, Luis Villarroel, Enzo M. Villarroel, Gina Landazuri

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Postulant: Cristopher Villarroel, Pedro Acuña, José Alé, Lucas Fermandois, Clarita Caneo, Valentina Montecinos, Jrisí Palape, Francisca Acuña, Jhaird Torres, Luis Villarroel, Enzo M. Villarroel, Gina Landazuri

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Finalist 2022

RECICLAGEM FLORESTAL DO LODO DE ESGOTO

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Recycling

The Reciclagem Florestal de Lodo de Esgoto Project utilizes sewage water treatment waste as a substrate for the production the Atlantic shrub seedlings, which are used in ecological restoration plantations to protect watersheds. The project involves environmental factors, such as recycling sewage sludge, the production of seedlings, ecological restoration, and a social component offering training and Jobs to people in prison.

Postulant: CEDAE - Companhia Estadual de Águas e Esgotos

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Postulant: CEDAE - Companhia Estadual de Águas e Esgotos

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Finalist 2022

REPLASANDER RECICLA, REUTILIZA, REINTEGRA PLÁSTICO

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Reusable Products

Plan Renovar is a circular economy project that collects all kinds of baskets. We wash them, grind them and make them available to national poultry industries for new productions. So far, we have recovered 40 tons of HDPE from the collected plastic baskets and have produced 30,000 new boxes.

Postulant: Jaime Enrique Henao Hoyos, Mary Ludy Arce Hernandez

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Postulant: Jaime Enrique Henao Hoyos, Mary Ludy Arce Hernandez

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Finalist 2022

REVISTE

Category: Waste
Subcategory: Recycling

We are a market platform connecting conscious producers and consumers in Guatemala. Based on triple-impact consumer relationships across the value chain, we seek economic, social, environmental and healthy benefits for everyone by networking with all the stakeholders. Our vision is to be the platform that unites the conscious market in Central America and Southern Mexico.

Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

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Postulant: Joaquín Acevedo, Joaquín Cuevas, Hugo Peirano

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