The Spanish Global Compact Network and the Rafael del Pino Foundation organised, on 20 February 2020 at 7pm, the 2nd go!SDG Awards Ceremony, Innovative initiatives that bring us closer to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the global development agenda.
GoODS partners are: Accenture, Acción contra el hambre, Ashoka, Asociación Española de Fundaciones, Global Incubator, Atresmedia, European Commission, Cotec, Deloitte, El hueco, Endesa, Esade, Ferrovial, Fundación Repsol, Iberdrola, IE Business School, Impact Hub, Merco, Indra, Ineco, IS Global, itdUPM, Obra Social Fundación "la Caixa", Prisa, Sic4Change, Ship2B and Telefónica.
The go!ODS Awards aim to raise awareness of the alignment of the business and entrepreneurial ecosystem with the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda, the global roadmap that specifies the goals of the international community in the period 2016-2030 to build a better world. In addition to strengthening innovation aimed at achieving the SDGs, the go!SDG Awards seek to inspire the Spanish private sector in their achievement, encouraging cross-sector collaboration and dialogue. To this end, there are 18 categories: one for each of the 17 SDGs, plus a special distinction for the best initiative, which will be named "Good among the go!SDGs".
The event was attended by Enrique Dans, who gave the keynote speech "living in the future".
Enrique Dans is Professor of Innovation at IE Business School since 1990. After graduating in Biological Sciences from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, he studied an MBA at the Instituto de Empresa, received his Ph.D. in Information Systems at UCLA between 1996 and 2000, and did postdoctoral studies at Harvard Business School. In his work as a researcher, disseminator and consultant, he studies the effects of technological innovation on individuals, companies and society as a whole. In addition to his teaching activity and as Senior Advisor in Innovation and Digital Transformation at IE Business School, Enrique is a visiting professor at the Diplomatic School in Spain and at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, he carries out consultancy work in several startups and consolidated companies, is a regular contributor to numerous national and international media on issues related to the network and technology, and writes daily since 2003 on his personal website, enriquedans.com, one of the most popular in the world on innovation in Spanish.
The award-winning projects in the 2nd Edition of the Go!ODS Awards were the following:
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
- Project. PPa - People's Protection App
- Winning Entity. It-willbe.org
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
- Project. Too Good To Go
- Winning Entity. Too Good To Go Spain
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
- Project. Help me3D Social Project
- Winning Entity. Ayúdame3D Association
Ensure inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
- Project. Profuturo Programme
- Winning Entity. Fundación Telefónica and "la Caixa".
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
- Project. Women's Empowerment
- Winning Entity. BBVA Microfinance Foundation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
- Project. Life Ecodhybat.
- Winning Entity. AINIA
Ensure access to affordable, secure, sustainable and modern energy for all.
- Project. Monash Smart Energy City.
- Winning Entity. Minsait.
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
- Project. Pensumo APP
- Winning Entity. Pensumo
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation.
- Project. Transforming Transport.
- Winning Entity. Polytechnic University of Madrid.
Reduce inequality within and between countries.
- Project. Visual Schools
- Winning Entity. Visual Apprentices
Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
- Project. Parasols and sustainable terraces
- Winning Entity. Mahou San Miguel
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
- Project. Ekomodo
- Winning Entity. Ecology, Recycling and Environment S.L.
- Project. Life Zero Cabin Waste
- Winning Entity. Iberia
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its effects.
- Project. The Zone of hope, another future is possible.
- Winning Entity. Aigües de Barcelona
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
- Project. Orbital EOS
- Winning Entity. Global Omnium
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
- Project. Seeding Drone
- Winning Entity. REVENGA Smart Solutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, facilitate access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
- Project. Kuorum.org
- Winning Entity. Kuorum Social
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.
- Project. Life IP Intemares
- Winning Entity. Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Environment.