Iskraemeco won the Climathlon challenge!
November 16, 2020

The Iskraemeco team has participated in the Climathon Challenge organized by CER – Sustainable Business Network Slovenia and Municipality Ljubljana.

Climathlon, a hackathon on the decarbonization of City Ljubljana was looking for solutions & ideas on how to tackle global climate challenges, how to engage residents and businesses of Ljubljana to co-create a carbon-neutral city. Based on the solutions Ljubljana will apply for EU Mission »100 carbon-neutral cities«

This year, Climathlon took place virtually between 10 November – 13 November 2020, across 145 cities, in Slovenia seven teams decided to tackle these very important challenges.

Each team has also a mentor, and Iskraemeco got the best mentor we could wish for –Violeta Bulc, former European Commissioner for Transport EU, who through her entire carer worked on projects contributing to improve the quality of life and create a better and healthier environment. Her vision is in the same alignment as Iskraemeco.

After 72 hours of brainstorming, researching, calculation, testing the concept, the Iskraemeco team presented the Green Penguin idea. The solution is based on the use of smart digital technologies through gamification to achieve environmental and sustainable literacy for children and a substantial decrease of CO2 footprint for the city.

The idea has also been nominated for Global Climathon Awards.

Congratulations to our team!

See more snapshots from the Climathlon on our LinkedIn profile

Statements by team members:

Mojca Markizeti: I’m proud beyond words. The engagement, ideas, night chats 😉, critical thoughts, creativity and motivation of the team exceeded all expectations. Great teamwork for a better & safer future. And …. we had FUN 🙂

Mariia Iglova Andreuzzi: What our team accomplished on Friday put me on cloud 9. Limitlessly proud of our international BAND for winning [#CLIMATHONLJUBLJANA]. Thank you, guys, for so much fun, muffins, night chats, “I will survive” singing marathon and great ideas. There is a lot of work ahead, but it will be awesome to compete at the global challenge and keep going with the implementation! And as a wise man once said.”Brrrrrravo, wedidi” 🙂

Lara Šarabon Štojs: What a team! I had such a great time working in this international group. I believe the mood was just right for everyone to speak their minds and be heard.

Nuno Soares: How good does it feel to combine out of the box thinking, with enthusiasm, with passion, with great teamwork, with hard work and fun? That was our experience in climathon and that’s what I’m looking forward to repeating on the next climathon at international level.

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