Prestigious institutions recognize our work in 2016

In 2016, Fundación Tropicalia has been honored on four occasions by prestigious organizations, both for its global work and for its programs:

Ethical Corporation

For the second time, Ethical Corporation recognizes Fundación Tropicalia in their ‘Responsible Business Awards’ for Most Effective Domestic Community Investment. The UK-based organization provides ethical business intelligence to over 3,000 multinational companies and each year recognizes companies that have demonstrated high levels of social responsibility. This is the second time Fundación Tropicalia is a finalist among more than 400 candidates from all over the world.

Latin American Network for Education (Reduca)

In its VI meeting, held in Guatemala, the Latin American Network for Education distinguished Fundación Tropicalia’s 'I’m a girl, I’m important' program as "Best innovative practice in educational inclusion".

This recognition seeks to honor significant practices that develop quality learning and that have achieved improvements in their communities, promoting that children and adolescents can be able to meet their personal expectations and in turn develop life plans that contribute to the construction of more objective and fair societies.

EDUCA, official representative of the Dominican Republic in the network, formally presented the recognition to Sofía Perazzo, executive director of Fundación Tropicalia.

Forbes magazine

Forbes’ Central America and Dominican Republic Edition included Fundación Tropicalia in its ranking for major foundations in the region.

In an extensive report, Forbes emphasizes the fundamental and necessary work of companies in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a job that is by chance increasingly widespread and responsible.

The journal highlights the work of Fundación Tropicalia in the areas of productivity, education, environment and culture; its support to more than 8,000 people only during 2015; and work with children, adults and older people in urban and rural areas.

World Tourism Organization, UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Fundación Tropicalia as a finalist for the 13th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, that recognizes excellence and innovation in tourism in four categories: 1) Public Policy and Governance, 2) Enterprises, 3) Non-Governmental Organizations and 4) Research and Technology. 

This celebration pays tribute to tourism initiatives from around the world for its contribution to tourism through knowledge and innovation, in line with the principles of the UNWTO World Code of Ethics for Tourism and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The awards ceremony will be held at Fitur, the international tourism fair in Madrid in January 2017.

We thank these entities for their recognition that fill us with energy to continue working for a better future for Miches.