Member - BioPencil

Peruvian company engaged in the production of 100% eco-friendly pencils, made from algae instead of wood, and designed to encourage greater environmental understanding

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2016
Company Size 32
Member Type
innovator
Founders Hernan GARRIDO-LECCA
Headquarters 15073, Peru
Social network
BioPencil

About

BioPencil was created to reduce the impact of global warming and increase environmental and social awareness through the production of 100% eco-friendly pencils.

BioPencil aims to become a leading globally recognized company in the manufacturing of eco-friendly pencils, promoting the bioremediation of coastal areas in order to benefit artisanal fishing communities, encouraging the economic inclusion of women over 50 years of age and raising environmental awareness among schoolchildren.

The company won the 2014 Environmental Prize, as that year’s best eco-efficient business. The prize is awarded by the Ministry of the Environment. It has also won the Corporate Social Responsibility Prize, awarded by Barcelona Activa.

Headquarters 15073, Peru

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean water and sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and clean energy
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SDG 9
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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