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Social entrepreneur? Calls for the CEMEX-Tec 2020 award are now open

In addition to financial awards of up to $ 25,000, the contest will grant rewards such as specialized training and access to linking spaces for the promotion of projects.

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The CEMEX-Tec Center in Monterrey for the development of Sustainable Communities opened the call to participate in the CEMEX-Tec prize. It started last February 13 at the institution's facilities in the northern city.

Social entrepreneur? Calls for the CEMEX-Tec 2020 award are now open
Social entrepreneur? Calls for the CEMEX-Tec 2020 award are now open

In its 2020 edition, this event is in search of entrepreneurs, students and organizations with high impact projects in the field of sustainable development, innovation and social entrepreneurship that contribute to generate a positive change on the planet.

“We celebrate 10 years of the CEMEX-TEC Prize and we are 10 years from 2030. With this initiative we seek to be a vehicle to recognize and empower all those agents of change who are adding to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals” , says Martha Herrera, Corporate Director of Social Responsibility at CEMEX and Director for the CEMEX Technological Center of Monterrey for Sustainable Communities.

Those interested in this call can apply in one of the 4 open categories worldwide:

  • Transforming Communities , aimed at teams of higher education and postgraduate students with proposals for sustainable transformation of a community in their locality

  • Social s, aimed at entrepreneurs with projects that solve social and environmental problems, and promote systemic change with the potential to become a social business

  • Community ship , aimed at community entrepreneurs, grassroots organizations, cooperatives or civil associations with productive social transformation projects, and

  • Collaborative Action , aimed at organizations with social impact projects implemented through multisectoral alliances

In addition to financial awards of up to $ 25,000, the contest will grant rewards such as specialized training and access to linking spaces for the promotion of projects.

This is the third time that organizations, students and entrepreneurs from all over the world can participate.

If you want to apply you must register on the CEMEX-Tec Center page on the same portal, you can choose your category and upload the project information. The deadline for submitting projects is May 31, 2020 .

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