Cambio16 and Jorge Neri Bonilla awarded Climate Positive Awards 2022 by Green Cross

Change16, the sustainability magazine, won in the person of its editor Jorge Neri Bonilla, the Climate Positive Awards 2022 award, in the area of ​​Sustainable Morality from the bottom up, with which Green Cross United Kingdom distinguishes people and institutions for positively addressing the human impact.

With the motto “let’s give humanity a chance and the Earth a future”, the non-governmental organization Green Cross promotes and develops the path towards sustainability. Its Climate Positive Awards invite citizens and institutions to be inspired and continue working as responsible for the planet that future generations will receive.

Founded in 1993 by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mikhail Gorbachev, GreenCross is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, but has subsidiaries in 30 other countries. It was precisely the subsidiary of the United Kingdom –Green Cross United Kingdom– that sent the award proposal to commemorate the entry into force of the Charter of the United Nations, work for world peace, promote social progress, improve the level of life and support humans. Rights. None of these goals can be achieved without addressing climate change.

Confidence in conversations and their positive results

On November 7, on the second day of the COP27 meeting in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, the winners of this year’s Climate Positive Award were announced. It was Gorbachev who expressed his confidence in the meetings and talks and their positive results.

Recognizing the magnitude at stake to counteract climate change and its consequences and effects, the Positive Climate movement develops a model of ascending consensual action as a community initiative for the environment, with the aim of facilitating and increasing the execution of projects that positively address the human impact.

In this sense, the executive director of Green Cross United Kingdom, Ruy Campos Dugone, expressed that Green Cross rewards organizations that are oriented to actions that transcend the path towards sustainability and highlights their efforts to avoid or address problems related to climate change, as well as their coordinated efforts for the benefit of communities and the environment. ambient. “The path to sustainability is clear: Adaptation + Transformation + Rise of sustainable morality!” she stressed.

Winners of the Climate Positive Awards 2022

  • circular economy
  • Decarbonization
    • Ministry of Environment, Water and Ecological Transition, Ecuador
    • Ministry of the Environment, Chile (finalist)
  • Energy Transition
    • Electricity generation company of Arequipa SA
    • Cerro Verde Mining Society SAA
    • BHP La Escondida (finalist)
  • digital evolution
    • Rewire Holding LTD. (Saurus)
  • Diversity and inclusion
    • International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)
    • SPS Colombian Movement (I am because we are)
  • Sustainable bottom-up morality
    • Change 16, Jorge Neri Bonilla, editor

With UNESCO consultative status

Green Cross International enjoys consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It is also an observer organization admitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. It also cooperates directly with the Environmental Emergencies Section of UNEP/OCHA, UN-HABITAT and other international organizations.

Its mission is to respond to the combined challenges of security, poverty and environmental degradation to ensure a sustainable and secure future. Try to find solutions through dialogue, mediation and cooperation.

In such a way that it promotes legal, ethical and behavioral norms that ensure basic changes in values, actions and attitudes of the government, the private sector and civil society, all fundamental to achieve a sustainable global community. It also contributes to the prevention and resolution of conflicts arising from environmental degradation and provides assistance to people affected by the environmental consequences of wars, conflicts and man-made calamities.

It supports with special emphasis global and national campaigns for the safe and environmentally sound elimination of weapons of mass destruction and also to mitigate the social, environmental and health impacts of conflicts, as well as nuclear, chemical and biological contamination.

Cambio16, the sustainability magazine

Since his arrival at Change16 as its editor and CEO, Jorge Neri Bonilla has proposed himself as the main responsibility help build a sustainable world through the expansion of information, knowledge and awareness.

Aware of the great challenge that humanity faces with climate change, its flagship has been to do things differently, a global change, to have a more humane, fair and sustainable world that prioritizes people and the planet.

Its purpose is that Cambio16 is once again the magazine of the transition to democracy, as in the seventies, but rather towards a sustainable world through reliable information and expansion of knowledge. “Sustainability is the ability to generate permanent abundance for people and nature. Put an end to the destruction of natural assets and ecosystems supported by ethics and science”, he said.

Neri Bonilla thanked the entire team that has accompanied him in the transformation process of the magazine that celebrated its 50th anniversary and that has taken an editorial turn not behind a utopia, but rather a crude and realistic hope: a sustainable world .

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Cambio16 and Jorge Neri Bonilla awarded Climate Positive Awards 2022 by Green Cross