Eco-challenge looks for innovative environmental solutions

Eco-Challenge 7.0, the special category of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas TIC Americas 2016, looks for young entrepreneurs that bring solutions under the following environmental challenges1) Sustainable agriculture; 2) Collection and recycle of PET bottles; 3) Access to water; 4) Mobile application to promote sustainable lifestyles.

These entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to connect with mentors, investors, the private sector and international organizations representatives to expand their projects and turn them into sustainable and successful businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Eco-Challenge was became an independent category since TIC Americas 2009, when PepsiCo and YABT joined forces to achieve common goals. Three years ago, CBC joined PepsiCo and YABT in order to support the Eco-Challenge Central America category; finally, in 2015, Postobón also joined efforts with Eco-Challenge Colombia.