This foundation seeks to protect the members of the community who are most in need by supporting, promoting, and developing social and educational initiatives. The fight against poverty is the focus of the foundation’s work, and it leverages a unique social model in Argentina with governmental and private sector partnerships and an approach of comprehensive and multidisciplinary intervention, providing effective and efficient responses to thousands of citizens.
This major association of Information Technology and Communication (ITC) companies in Uruguay is currently composed of more than 350 companies that offer products and services to more than 52 markets. Its mission is to promote the development and growth of Uruguay's technology industry. As the main spokesperson of the ITC industry, the association is recognized both within Uruguay and abroad. It is a reference center and active partner of institutions that integrate the ecosystem of the Uruguayan technological industry, such as business incubators, academic-industrial centers, universities, technology parks, government institutions, and business associations. This association is at the center of the technological industry of Uruguay.
The foundation manages a network of twenty-four Catholic educational institutions and seeks to improve these schools’ academics and provide quality education for over 4000 students of disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. Reading, Mathematics, and English are the three main axes of pedagogy. To monitor the students’ improvement, standards are being applied in all participating schools, and practices are being systematized in the different school grades.
This award-winning fintech startup company is dedicated to providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with solutions to short-term financing problems (working capital), using technology and innovative business models. While SMEs benefit from better solutions for financing their businesses, investors will also gain new investment opportunities that were always controlled by a few institutions.
The civil society organization seeks to overcome the situation of poverty for millions of people living in popular settlements, through the joint action of their inhabitants and the young volunteers who work with the organization in 19 countries in Latin America. The organization works together with impoverished communities to improve their habitats and living conditions, to promote economic and social development, and to encourage civic action and advocacy.
The focus of this creative communication agency is sustainability projects. The mission is to use creativity as a tool to boost the positive impact of organizations and thus contribute, together, to achieving the objectives of sustainable development. The agency believes that measuring and reporting are the foundations for a more profitable and sustainable business. Therefore, they seek to take the Sustainability Report to another level, integrating the business objectives in a compelling way that people want to read.
This environmental nonprofit works to promote sustainable development through educational programs, advocacy, and special projects. The organization is composed of over 100 volunteers who are passionate about trying to improve the world through small, multipliable actions that make a big difference when taken together.
Global company that farms, distributes, and markets organic consumer foods, including fresh produce, plant-based prepared foods, healthy beverages, and snacks. During its 18-year history, the company has remained committed to rigorous standards of worker health and empowerment, while amassing an impressive list of household-name clients, such as Whole Foods, Kroger, and Trader Joe’s.
A startup company that is in charge of the development and execution of photovoltaic solar energy projects for residential, commercial, and industrial self-consumption. The company works in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Panama.
Social business cooperative of individuals and organizations that aspire to develop systems of sustainable production and consumption. It is composed of artisans, designers, investors, and consumers who work together to create sustainable value chains. This is accomplished through the commercialization and the upselling of traditional products from under-resourced indigenous regions.
Startup at the intersection of construction, digital technology, and sustainability. The social company designs, produces, and builds housing and structures that are sustainably produced using digital fabrication. The mission is to democratize architecture and engineering by making sustainable, accessible, and quality housing and structures.
This nonprofit organization promotes access to adequate housing for the most vulnerable populations. Through the organization’s projects, they offer families living in inadequate conditions the opportunity to manage a solution to their housing problem. The organization also promotes human and community development to ensure a sustainable solution over time. The type of solutions can be: loans to build or improve housing; technical legal assistance for self-assisted building; and regulated rents.
This government agency emerged in response to Argentina’s rapid globalization and accelerated technological revolution. The agency is in charge of coordinating the policies on the development and strengthening of technical and vocational education for technical high schools, community colleges, and vocational schools. It is also responsible for designing, planning, regulating, and financing technical and vocational education in Argentina.