Santo Domingo.- The CEMEX-Tec Center of Monterrey for Sustainable Development on Monday announced the call for its CEMEX-Tec Prize 2017, aimed at developing integral solutions to the problems in Latin American communities.
It's the second edition in which the award opens its doors to Latin American countries in search of proposals that solve social problems sustainably.
In 2016, 30 Dominican entities participated in the contest with three winners in the categories of Innovation in Construction and Social Entrepreneurs.
The CEMEX-Tec Prize is an annual recognition of the development of proposals and projects of high impact in the field of sustainable development that foster economic momentum, technological transfer, social involvement of communities and preservation of natural resources. This award offers among its prizes: financing, training and spaces of linkage for the development of projects..
"At CEMEX we believe in innovation and entrepreneurship. That is why we support projects that promote the development of sustainable and inclusive communities in the Dominican Republic," said CEMEX Dominicana president Carlos Emilio González.