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Changing farmer’s stories with biogas - 2019 Ashden Clean Cooking Award

By Alexander Eaton Sistema.bio has received the 2019 Ashden Clean Cooking Award, recognizing our work to bring clean energy to farmers in Latin America, Africa and India. With over 7,000 farms around the world using our biogas technology to turn waste to energy, our scale, team and technology set us apart from the other clean cooking alternatives. This is an incredible recognition of where Sistema.bio is as a company today, and gives us an opportunity reflect on where have come…

On World Environment Day, choose to eat sustainably

By Alex Eaton If you are unsure where to start on Earth Day, try food. The impact of what you eat, where you buy it and who grew it matters more than you may realize. Agriculture accounts for about a quarter of human global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 80% of the land that is managed by humans if for growing or raising food, therefore improving our food system is one of the best opportunities to reduce water and air contamination.…

We’re finalists at the Ashden Awards 2019

On February 15, the Ashden Awards announced us as part of the longlist for this year’s edition. We are now finalists in the category “Clean Cooking”. This list showed many organizations that are making a difference through sustainable energy projects. We’re part of the movement that aims to change the world. The Ashden team made a two-day field visit to our Mexico City office, they got to know the central team, and we had the opportunity to share with them…

Global achievements of the team | Q1 2019

Sistema.bio family is growing! This Q1 had significant achievements, including the incorporation of new leadership positions to the team. In Mexico city headquarters, Graciela Álvarez took the leadership as LATAM director, and she will be consolidating Mexico, Nicaragua and Colombia HUBS operations with new commercial strategies to maximize Sistema.bio impact in the North, Central, and South America. In addition, David Toxqui became Senior Systems Administrator, he will be supporting the five HUBS operations; in the communications department, Montserrat Cortez joined…

Improvements in our inventory | Research & Development

In February, we had two Salesforce-Taro module launches: new simplified sales, loan and tech forms; and an inventory management solution. Our IT Team continues to improve our systems, the simplified forms were re-designed to collect high-quality data relevant to our work so we can improve our users' satisfaction. Also, the new inventory management solution has allowed us to have access to real-time inventory status of all of our field office warehouses.

On the road to growing. Sistema.bio’s investment and partnerships

Second investment round We are pleased to announce that we are on track to closing a 12M USD investment round that will fund Sistema.bio's growth and optimization for the coming years. We are proud to have the following investors and creditors already committed to the round: DILA Capital, ENGIE Rassembleurs d'Energies, EU Electrifi Fund, Lendahand,  Triodos Bank and AlphaMundi. We will announce the full partner list in our next newsletter. We appeared in the 2019 Snapshot by the Clean Cooking…

2019, the game changer year for Sistema.bio

To the date we have sold more than 6,500 biodigesters, our goal for 2019 is to sell 5,000 more. 2019 is the Game Changer year for Sistema.bio, we have strategic plans to grow as a company.  We expect to bring clean and renewable energy and biofertilizer to more than 60,000 people over the world by the end of 2019. For this, we are focusing even more on partnerships and B2B to support our growth. We are creating history, Sistema.bio is…

Reasons why we should promote a gender-balanced agriculture

Today we commemorate International Women’s Day and this is not about celebration, it’s about raising awareness and promoting gender equality at all levels. When we think about agriculture it’s common to think of it as a profession for men, but that’s not true and the numbers can’t lie. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 70% of work in Latin-America's agriculture is done by women and according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 76% of…
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