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Mr. Guillermo Penagos


Project coordinator

at Area Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá (Government / public sector)


About my work

I am consultant, researcher and lecturer in topics related to territorial, sectorial and corporate sustainability with specific experience in water resources; solid waste; sustainable construction; carbon footprint analysis; climate change adaptation; ecosystem services valuation and economic analysis of sustainability. I have been in charge of formulating and coordinanting projects in the areas concerning public policy; multilateral cooperation and R+D+i for the public and private sector. I was director to the formulation stage of the local policy on Sustainable Construction to the Aburrá Valley, Colombia in 2015. I am also author of the proposal presented by Área Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá to the 10YFP trust fund in 2016 and I am currently coordinator of the resulting agreement between UNEP and AMVA for the "Implementation phase of the Sustainable construction policy in the Aburrá Valley" under the BP No. 1300005696

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Environmental Services, Water, Buildings and construction, Education, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation, Public Procurement


Europe and Central Asia, Latin America / Caribbean