Turny is an entrepreneurship that innovates in the development of environmentally friendly household cleaning products that reduce the waste of single-use plastics. The project is one of the winners of the Buenos Aires Resilient Challenge for its contributions to circular economy.
MindHub is an initiative led by 3 women experts in technology that aims to improve women’s opportunities to access the labor market through technical training, support for the development of soft skills and accompaniment to obtain employment.
Shabu Shabu manages to produce clothes with up to 98% recycled fibers from industrial waste and minimize the consumption of water and energy in their manufacture, as well as the use of chemicals. The initiative contributes to foster a change in the textile industry with a new sustainable production model.
Inmigantes Digitales (Digital Immigrants) is a non-governmental organization, created in 2018 to promote the work inclusion of people with disabilities by training them as digital instructors. It also promotes corporate responsibility to drive long-term change through partnerships with private sector representatives. This initiative was one of the winners of the Buenos Aires Resilient Challenge for its contribution to gender equality.
LoopFarms is a winner initiative that aims to guarantee food security through the cultivation of vegetables in urban areas and provides a solution to the management of organic waste by producing biogas.
In August 2020, Avina Foundation, IDB Lab, Resilient Cities Network, Corlab (Direction of the Municipality of Cordoba) and Citi Foundation launched the Resilient Cordoba Challenge.
The Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires is one of the most populated in Latin America, with more than 12 million inhabitants, of which 3 million live in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
In 2019 the City of Salvador, Resilient Cities Network, Avina Foundation and IDB-LAB, in alliance with WTT – World-Transforming Technologies, and Social Park – Entrepreneurship and Social Development, opened the call “Resilient Salvador”.
In 2019, the Quito Economic Promotion Agency -CONQUITO-, Resilient Cities Network, Avina Foundation, IDB-LAB and Citi Group launched the Quito Resilient Challenge – Ponciano Alto.
In 2019, the Mexico City Government, Fundación Avina, IDB-Lab and 100 Resilient Cities, with the collaboration of the Green Basin Program promoted by the Government of Germany through the International Climate Protection Initiative, launched the Resilience and Adaptation Challenge.