Biodiversity

Biodiversity - Water

Ganador: ALIS - Algae Innovations Solutions

País: Mexico

Biodiversity – Fauna

Ganador: Restauración Coralinas: acciones y retos futuros

País: México

Biodiversity – Forests

Ganador: Conservación, propagación y comercio de la Flor de Inírida

País: Colombia

Biodiversity – Oceans

Ganador: Cuidamar - Tecnológica de Alimentos S.A.

País: Peru

Cities

Cities – Urban Community

Ganador: Entrepatios

País: Spain

Cities – Innovation and Infrastructure

Ganador: Semáforos solares

País: Colombia

Cities – Mobility

Ganador: Greener

País: Argentina

Communication

Communication

Ganador: Sonidos desde tu ventana

País: Colombia

Human Development

Human Development – Rural Community

Ganador: AGROS y el sistema agroalimentario

País: Peru

Human Development – Education

Ganador: Caecus Lab

País: Argentina

Human Development – Equality

Ganador: Restaurante Interno

País: Colombia

Human Development – Health

Ganador: TeleSan

País: Honduras

Economy

Economy– Circular Economy

Ganador: Tukuna

País: Ecuador

Economy– Sustainable Production

Ganador: NOI orgánicos

País: Colombia

Energy

Energy–Energy Access

Ganador: Iluméxico

País: México

Energy–Clean Energy

Ganador: Eficiencia energética en viviendas sociales

País: Argentina

Public Policy

Public Policy

Ganador: Compra Local

País: Argentina

Waste

Waste–Reusable Products

Ganador: Panka Inventions

País: Ecuador

Waste–Recycling

Ganador: Ecocitex

País: Chile

Waste–Solid Waste Management

Ganador: BIOfábrik

País: Ecuador

Especial Awards

People's Choice Award

Ganador: REVALORIZA: Valorizamos residuos de construcción

País: Chile

Innovation Award

Ganador: Ecocitex

País: Chile

Scalability Award

Ganador: Iluméxico

País: México

Efficacy Award

Ganador: Oasificación

País: Chile

Heroes Documentary

Premio Protagonista

Ganador: Ecocitex

País: Chile

Heroes Award

Ganador: Caecus Lab

País: Argentina

Heroes Award

Ganador: Iluméxico

País: México

Heroes Award

Ganador: Zero Waste Lab

País: Colombia

AT&T Award

Impactful Technology Award

Ganador: NEW ENERGY OPTIONS

País: Colombia

Impactful Technology Award

Ganador: CREOTEC

País: Argentina

Impactful Technology Award

Ganador: CAECUS LAB

País: Argentina

UNDP Award

SDG Award

Ganador: Greener

País: Argentina

Illary Award

Illary Award

Ganador: David Rothschild

País: Inglaterra

Ganador 2021

ALIS - Algae Innovations Solutions

Category: Biodiversity Subcategory: Water

Congratulations to the @alisbiotecnologia team for winning the Biodiversity: Water category. ALIS – Algae Innovations Solutions is a biotech start-up developing green processes which use living organisms (microalgae) to generate value through contamination. This project transforms water and air contaminants into oxygen and high-value products naturally. This category is as important as water itself and has a winner that looks after water and oxygen purification with living organisms.

Ganador 2021

Restauración Coralinas: acciones y retos futuros

Category: Biodiversity Subcategory: Fauna

Congratulations to @pao_rdgzt for winning the Biodiversity: Fauna category. Restauración Coralinas: acciones y retos futuros is a coral restoration project in the Mexican Pacific. By planting corals, it has contributed to the rehabilitation of coral communities. It has a model based on increasing ecological integrity, respect for the biological characteristics of each site, sustainability and the promotion of citizen participation. In this category, the aim was to find actions, products, or any idea that emphasizes the preservation and assets of the different types of fauna. This project meets the standards and beyond.

Ganador 2021

Conservación, propagación y comercio de la Flor de Inírida

Category: Biodiversity Subcategory: Forests

Congratulations to the @liwiflordeinirida team for winning the Biodiversity: Forests category. Conservación, propagación y comercio de la Flor de Inírida is a project dedicated to the conservation, propagation, and care of two endemic species of the Inírida Flower: the winter and summer species. Through organic and sustainable cultivation, they have turned the flower into the region's emblem, ending the extreme exploitation of the land and building a legacy for the indigenous resistance. This category aims to promote the protection, restoration and sustainable use of our land and forests. We are incredibly proud that a project meets all the standards to win this award.

Ganador 2021

Cuidamar - Tecnológica de Alimentos S.A.

Category: Biodiversity Subcategory: Oceans

Congratulations to the entire @tasaoficial team for winning the Biodiversity: Oceans category. Cuidamar - Tecnológica de Alimentos S.A. is a program that monitors and conserves the marine ecosystem. Its objective is to build and replicate a sustainable fishery management model by training fishing crews to identify species and release the top marine predators. We are proud this project meets the standards to win this recognition, especially one as necessary as the conservation and exploitation control of the seas and oceans.

Ganador 2021

Entrepatios

Category: Cities Subcategory: Urban Community

Congratulations to the Entrepatios team - @inakisatt, winner of the Cities: Urban Community category. Entrepatios is a cohousing project in Madrid, built with recycled and sustainable materials and designed with PASSIVHAUS criteria, which guarantees energy efficiency. It has common spaces that allow building a resilient and committed community. We are proud to see a project in Spain that meets all the requirements to win this category, given that the search for sustainable urban nondegradable development that provides a high quality of life is not an easy task. Change inspires change.

Ganador 2021

Semáforos solares

Category: Cities Subcategory: Innovation and Infrastructure

Congratulations to the entire @semintel team, winner of the Sustainable Cities: Innovation and Infrastructure category. Semáforos Solares save lives using IoT and AI. It is a sustainable mobility project that installs solar traffic lights integrated with IoT and AI. Cities can monitor, collect and control traffic data in real-time, generating early alerts that improve road safety and creating sustainable, safe and smart cities. We are thrilled a project using equipment and software to provide essential services for citizens and complying with principles of sustainability and innovation to inspire change has won this category.

Ganador 2021

Greener

Category: Cities Subcategory: Mobility

Congratulations to the entire @greener.bio team for winning the Sustainable Cities: Mobility category. Greener is a digital platform placing technology at the service of the environment, connecting waste generators (neighbors and companies) with private and public collectors to reduce the amount of waste otherwise destined to landfills. Its main objective is to accelerate the transition to a zero-waste society. The Mobility category has a winner, and the planet has one more solution to solve waste transportation. Change inspires change.

Ganador 2021

Sonidos desde tu ventana

Category: Communication

Congratulations to the @vozterra team, winner of the Communication category. Sonidos desde tu Ventana (Sounds from your window) uses music to raise biodiversity awareness. The initiative invited people to record sounds they heard from their windows during the COIVD-19 confinement. These sounds were then superimposed with sounds recorded on a nature reserve wetland, become inspiring songs about nature. We are proud to know that communication in Colombia is changing towards environment awareness that our world so much needs.

Ganador 2021

AGROS y el sistema agroalimentario

Category: Human Development Subcategory: Rural Community

Congratulations to the AGROS team for winning the award in the Human Development: Rural Community category. AGROS y el sistema agroalimentario is a digital identity for non-digital users. In this digital certificate, farmers store their information for interested companies to access their up-to-date data, facilitating commercial agreements, access to credit and insurance contracts where the objective is to convert local farmers into global ones. By winning this category, AGROS shows its efforts to create a more cooperative, committed, and solidary society promoting minorities' empowerment and sustainable development related to the environment.

Ganador 2021

Caecus Lab

Category: Human Development Subcategory: Education

Congratulations to the entire Caecus Lab team for winning the Human Development: Education category. Caecus Lab founded on four strong pillars: collaboration, inclusion, accessibility, and technology, receives technological devices as donations; the functioning ones are delivered to schools and students in vulnerable areas, and the rest are recycled to make glasses for the visually impaired. This project demonstrates the power of disruptive ideas that are needed to achieve a more just and egalitarian future by promoting inclusive and universal education.

Ganador 2021

Restaurante Interno

Category: Human Development Subcategory: Equality

Congratulations to the @restauranteinterno team for winning the award in the Human Development: Equality category. Restaurante Interno comes about to improve the resocialization and reintegration process of imprisoned and recently released women, hired and trained to work in the restaurant. This project wants to create reconciliation bridges and change the existing stigma on the imprisoned women's population. It is a unique project that promotes gender equality models for a specific social sector, empowering them and offering new opportunities.

Ganador 2021

TeleSan

Category: Human Development Subcategory: Health

TeleSan is a digital platform that remotely connects isolated communities' health centers with specialized hospitals, accessible biomedical equipment, sustainable energy and a network of specialists. Its objective is for all people to have access to comprehensive quality health coverage. This project offers much more than a healthy life for vulnerable communities. It also highlights the importance of action in the health field. Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Tukuna

Category: Economy Subcategory: Circular Economy

Congratulations to the @tukunarecycle team, winner of the Economy: Circular Economy category. Tukuna is a social and innovative company that transforms plastic bottles into sunglasses. The manufacturing process converts bottles into filament used in a 3D printer to create the glasses. The objective is to offer dignified employment to recyclers and contribute to sustainable development in Ecuador. We are proud that a project meets all the standards required challenging areas like reducing waste and raw materials. Change inspires change.

Ganador 2021

NOI orgánicos

Category: Economy Subcategory: Sustainable Production

Congratulations to @noiorganicos's team, winner of the Economy: Sustainable Production category. NOI orgánicos is not only a superfood company; it is a lifestyle for people who seek a balance between what they enjoy and what keeps them healthy. Organic vegetables chemical and pesticide-free are dehydrated and blended without losing their nutrients, offering an alternative way to eat vegetables. We are thrilled this project fulfills all the requirements to boast this prize, demonstrating that an extraction process and resource exploitation during production can be sustainable.

Ganador 2021

Iluméxico

Category: Energy, Subcategory: Energy Access

Congratulations to @iluméxico's team for winning the award in the Energy: Energy Access category. Iluméxico is a social enterprise fighting energetic poverty in marginal rural areas. Its service model reduces battery use, guaranteeing maintenance and, if necessary, its replacement. Its ultimate purpose is to get all the families to have electricity. This project prioritizes the communities with low access to energy by providing reliable, modern, clean, safe and accessible energy. Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Eficiencia energética en viviendas sociales

Category: Energy, Subcategory: Clean Energy

Congratulations to the Eficiencia energética en viviendas sociales team for winning the Energy: Clean Energy category. Eficiencia energética en viviendas sociales is a public construction project that designed three energy-efficient social housing prototypes for three specific areas in the Jujuy Province, Argentina, each with a distinct climate. The houses are intended for a low-income target, where the reduced energy costs offset the housing payments. We appreciate your efforts to implement clean energy housing and o provide opportunities for the most vulnerable. Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Compra Local

Category: Public Policy

Congratulations to the Compra Local team for winning the Public Policy category. Compra Local is an initiative launched by the Lincoln Municipality in Argentina, driven by the pandemic, to strengthen the local economy. To encourage local consumption, the public and private sectors joined to promote products and crafts from local entrepreneurs through different sales channels. Thank you for inspiring innovative practices to improve social and environmental management processes and foster sustainable and accessible cities.

Ganador 2021

Panka Inventions

Category: Waste, Subcategory: Reusable Products

Congratulations to the @pankainventions team for winning the Waste: Reusable Products category. Panka Inventions is a sustainable company that manufactures and distributes high-quality products for the mechanical and industrial sectors, produced from highly contaminating liquid residues (used kitchen oil). Its products are made by women in rural areas, thus helping combat the high female unemployment rate. We congratulate you for offering an innovative spin to the recycling of contaminating liquids and providing opportunities to people. Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Ecocitex

Category: Waste, Subcategory: Recycling

Congratulations to the @ecocitex family for winning the Waste: Recycling category. Ecocitex is a recycling and reutilization business venture that seeks to eliminate textile waste in Chile. It is the only company that manufactures a product 100% recycled in a water and chemical-free process. Furthermore, they seek to positively impact the community and the environment, generating employment opportunities for vulnerable groups. It is a second opportunity for textile materials and an excellent chance for the most vulnerable. Big shout out, Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

BIOfábrik

Category: Waste, Subcategory: Solid Waste

Congratulations to the @biofabrik family for winning the Waste: Solid Waste category. BIOfábrik is a family enterprise that seeks to replace production patterns with more sustainable materials. They developed a technology that uses agro-industrial residues and combines them with edible lab cultivated fungi to produce new biodegradable materials that replace single-use plastics. Bringing sustainability to all homes and creating single-use plastics is a challenging but inspiring task.

Ganador 2021

Revalorizamos

People's Choice Award

Congratulations to the @revalorizachile team for winning the People's Choice Award. Revalorizamos is a company that aims to reduce the environmental impact associated with raw material extraction and waste generated in construction to bring about a paradigm shift from linear to circular. Its objective is to reduce waste as early as the design process to manage the waste sustainably. This award is different from the rest; since it is the community that selects the winner, the largest socio-environmental community in Latin America and Spain. Thank you for inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Ecocitex

Innovation Award

Congratulations to all the @ecocitex family for winning the Innovation Award, a prize that honors non-traditional ideas. Thank you for challenging the status quo and inspiring change.

Ganador 2021

Iluméxico

Scalability Award

Congratulations to the @iluméxico team for winning the Scalability Award, a prize that honors projects or initiatives that have shown rapid and consolidated growth. Thank you for demonstrating sustainable transition can have a growth plan.

Ganador 2021

Oasificación

Efficacy Award

Congratulations to the Oasificación: Forestry Solution for Desertification team for winning the Efficacy Award, a prize that honors ideas that have demonstrated their proposal’s impact and have fulfilled their proposed objectives. Thank you for coming back to the biggest sustainability event in Latin America and Spain to raise this prize and inspire change.

Ganador 2021

Ecocitex

Heroes Documentary

DIRECTV has selected the projects that will be featured in the Heroes Documentary. Congratulations to the Ecocitex team for being one of the projects that will inspire change through screens worldwide. We can't wait to watch it.

Ganador 2021

Caecus Lab

Heroes Award

DIRECTV has selected the projects that will be featured in the Heroes Documentary. Congratulations to the Caecus Lab team for being one of the projects that will inspire change through screens worldwide. We can't wait to watch it.

Ganador 2021

Iluméxico

Heroes Award

DIRECTV has selected the projects that will be featured in the Heroes Documentary. Congratulations to the Iluméxico team for being one of the projects that will inspire change through screens worldwide. We can't wait to watch it.

Ganador 2021

Zero Waste Lab

Heroes Award

DIRECTV has selected the projects that will be featured in the Heroes Documentary. Congratulations to the Zero Waste Lab team for being one of the projects that will inspire change through screens worldwide. We can't wait to watch it.

Ganador 2021

NEW ENERGY OPTIONS

Impactful Technology Award

The winners of this special recognition will participate in an intensive week of mentoring with entrepreneurship and technology experts. The workshops focus on reviewing their business models, value proposition, development of fast innovation strategies, improvement of their sales pitch, and taking advantage of important technological tools.

Ganador 2021

CREOTEC

Impactful Technology Award

The winners of this special recognition will participate in an intensive week of mentoring with entrepreneurship and technology experts. The workshops focus on reviewing their business models, value proposition, development of fast innovation strategies, improvement of their sales pitch, and taking advantage of important technological tools.

Ganador 2021

CAECUS LAB

Impactful Technology Award

The winners of this special recognition will participate in an intensive week of mentoring with entrepreneurship and technology experts. The workshops focus on reviewing their business models, value proposition, development of fast innovation strategies, improvement of their sales pitch, and taking advantage of important technological tools.

Ganador 2021

Greener

SDG Award

Congratulations to the @greener.bio team for winning the UNDP Award, a prize granted by the United Nations, who will sponsor the winner to perform a business impact evaluation using their Climate Action Impact Tool.

Ganador 2021

David MAYER DE Rothschild

Illary Award

Illary means "dawn" or "new sparkle" in the Quechua language. Our Organizing Committee presented the Illary Award to one of the most committed entrepreneurs promoting the socio-environmental cause across our planet: David Rothschild.