BNCC was invited to meet the young Environmental Engineering student from Brazil that is representing the country in the Young Sustainable Impact Innovation (YSI) Program 2019.
YSI is a global non-profit organization that brings together young talents from all over the world. They are creating and implementing actual solutions to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations through entrepreneurship. YSI has gained global attention with over 12.500 applications from over 178 nations for this year´s Global Innovation Program. The top 27 were selected, and Lucas Kehl from Brazil is one of them.
The young professionals selected are in Oslo to finalize and pitch their solutions to potential investors. The Innovation Program has been ongoing online since March 18th, and BNCC met Lucas Kehl in the opening ceremony on August 12th in Oslo. Lucas’ team is focusing on water and has created a global map showing where people encounter water problems and the solutions that NGOs and businesses offer. Anyone can go to mapforwater.com and sign up at the bottom of the page to follow all Startup updates and developments. Be part of the new water community!
BNCC support any initiative that brings innovations and new solutions to a more global and sustainable world. Moreover, congratulates Lucas and all the other participants of the program with their efforts, wishing success in their mission.
The yong team will pitch their startups in an event in Oslo on August 23rd. You can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ysi-global-demo-day-2308-closed-door-invite-only-tickets-67714222061.
Lucas Kehl, representative of Brazil, presenting his ideas to our Executive Director, Larissa Slottet.
Lucas and his partner Taha Sajid, and the logo of the start-up idealised by them.
Pictures of: Alexandra Pálóczi