Eco-Challenge Tour for the Sustainable Development in Mexico

Washington DC, November 2nd, 2016 -The Young Americas Business Trust andPepsiCo Latin America, in cooperation with YABT Mexico AC, invite you to participate on the activities in support of the Eco-Challenge 8.0 promotional campaign, through different cities around Mexico. This tour has the objective of promoting the opportunities to participate on the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas, specially focusing on the environmental projects category, the Eco-Challenge.

This tour looks to increase the number of local participants at the Eco-Challenge;raise awareness about the program;identify new opportunities to create alliances to support the process, as well as expanding the identification of innovative entrepreneurs and projects around the country.

This promotional campaign will be lead by Jose Clautier, Program Officer of YABT, and Eco-Challenge Coordinator; and Tere Gonzalez, Program Officer of YABT, cofounder of Liter of Light Mexico and recently recognized as one of the United Nations Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals.

The presentations will be held on different universities from each city and will connect the Eco-Challenge with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), based on the importance of the Eco-Challenge as support platform for innovative business ideas and entrepreneurship to reach the SDGs.

Presentations Agenda:


Monday, November7th 1:00 - 2:15 pm

UNAM – Mexico City Campus

Innovation Laboratory, located on the basement of the Advanced Engineering Center


Tuesday, November 8th,  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council of Science, Technology and Innovation of Hidalgo State (CITNOVA)

Blvd. Circuito la Concepción #3. Col. La Concepción. San Juan Tilcuautla, San Agustín Tlaxiaca, Hidalgo.


Tuesday, November  8th,4:30 - 5:45 pm

Tecnologicode Monterrey – Mexico City Campus

Great Hall A2-111


Thursday,November 10th,11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon UANL

Political Sciences Faculty Auditorium


Friday, November 11th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Tecnológico de Monterrey – Monterrey Campus

Hall 206 – Hall 6


Monday, November 14th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Tecnológico de Monterrey – Guadalajara Campus

Entreprenurship Park Lobby


Tuesday, November 15th, 8:30 – 10:30 am

Universidad de Guadalajara

University Center “Los Valles”


If you are interested on attending any of these activities, please register throughthe following link:


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About Young Americas Business Trust

YABT is a non-profit organization, which works in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) to promote the economic and social development of the young people within the Western Hemisphere and through the world. YABT runs a broad range of activities focused on the entrepreneur spirit; among which TIC Americas represent it star program.



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