SusTECHnability Challenge winners

We are glad to announce the winners of SusTECHnability Challenge, a joint initiative by South Summit and HP. This challenged was looking for the most disruptive technology applications with a sustainable solution in any of its three pillars: Community, People and Planet.

More than 40 startups from all around the globe applied sharing their sustainable projects. The winners were selected from the most present industries in each pillar.

The winners

These are the three projects that best fit the requirements for HP’s challenge perfectly by their application of technology in an innovative way to create a sustainable future:

– For Community pillar, Aplanet has been designated as the winner. This Spanish startup offers cloud-based technology solutions for organizations to easily manage and measure their CSR, Sustainability and Volunteering, allowing them to generate a greater positive impact in their communities.

– The winner designated for People pillar is Wellat, a well-being solution to inspire and engage with employees to adopt a healthy lifestyle, promoting challenges aligned to the company’s objectives, to improve employee’s health and satisfaction while the company saves money.

– Smart Forest is the winner for Planet pillar. Smart Forest is a Portuguese startup who helps companies to improve their business image and offset their CO2 emission by buying/holding their bio-digital assets.

“This initiative contributes to HP’s Sustainable Impact vision to drive lasting improvements to the planet, people, and communities where we live, work and do business. Sustainable Impact is at the heart of our reinvention journey — fueling our innovation and growth, strengthening our business for the long term, and enabling us to develop and deliver the best solutions for our customers.” Nuria Arocas, Spain and Portugal Sustainable Impact country manager at HP.

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