COUNTRIES

CEGESTI’s offices are located in San José, Costa Rica. The organization has conducted projects in the region since 1990, and has, therefore, developed a vast experience and knowledge on the diverse actors in Latin American public and private sectors.

CEGESTI has carried out projects in the following Latin American countries:


Costa Rica
Cegesti

- Implementation of a Results-Based Management System (RBM). International Idea. 2011.
- Integrated Management System based on INTE-ISO 9001:2000, INTE-ISO 14001:2004, INTE 18001:2000 standards in the Production Businesses Strategic Unit at 9 energy generation centers. Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE). 2008-2010.
- Observatory for Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. Phase 2. OLADE. 2010.
- Classification of solid waste. Municipality of Heredia. 2010.
- Social an environmental technical assistance in Proagroin. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Oikocredit. 2010-2011.
- Environmental and social business opportunities in the buffer zone of Parque Internacional La Amistad (PILA), Pacific zone. Embassy of Canada and Fundación CRUSA. 2010.
- Social and environmental Due Diligence based on the IFC standards as a requirement for access to the evaluated company to request financial resources and the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, OIT standards, FAO standards, Biofuels standards. Sugar industry sector, 2009.
- Development and implementation of the Quality System based on the ISO 9001:2008 standard of the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (CENCE). 2008.


El Salvador
Cegesti

- Integrated Solid Waste Management and its relation to green procurement. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2010.
- Improvement of environmental and social conditions. Foremost. 2010.
- Master Plans for Municipal Integrated Solid Waste Management in El Salvador, in the Los Nonualcos y Anastasio Aquino Associations. GTZ. 2007.
- Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) for municipal technicians. INWENT-ICAP. 2007.
- Implementation of Best Manufacturing and Cleaner Production Practices in Salvadorian Food Sector Enterprises (Pasteles de El Salvador; Pan Sanantonio; Tropix). The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Centromype. 2006.
- Best Water Management Practices in 14 companies located in San Juan Opico, El Salvador. GTZ. 2006.


Guatemala
Cegesti

- Social and environmental Due Diligence based on the IFC standards as a requirement for access to the evaluated company to request financial resources and the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ILO standards. Manufacturing sector company, Guatemala, 2010.
- Environmental and social technical assistance to the company COCO S.A. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2010.
- Identification of opportunities to improve in social, environmental and corporate government variables in OIKOCREDIT clients in the coffee sector (Cuscachapa, Cooperativa El Pinal, CAINCAFE, CADECH, UCA San Ramón, Ucosemun, Cecoocafen , Aldea Global). Oikocredit. 2010.
- Technical assistance for the implementation of the three dimensions of sustainable development (social, environmental and economic) in small and medium Guatemalan enterprises (Laboratorios Veterinarios de Guatemala S.A. (Laboratorios Lavet), Rest-O-Pan S.A., Villas de Guatemala, Alimentos Campestres S.A., Industrial Division and Multi Exterminadora Guatemalteca S.A. (DIMEGSA). The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2005-2006.


Honduras
Cegesti

- Environmental-social technical assistance to UNICAF. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oikocredit. 2010-2011.
- Human Resources System and RUTA Planning, Follow-Up and Evaluation Process. Regional Technical Assistance Unit (RUTA, as abbreviated in Spanish), 2008.
- Development of an Operation concept (technical, financial, organizational) of the Potrerillos Landfill, Honduras. DEG Bank (Germany). 2008.


Nicaragua
Cegesti

- Social and environmental Due Diligence based on the IFC standards as a requirement for access the evaluated company to request financial resources and the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ILO, SA80to 00, Eti-Sedex standards. Sugar, food and agro-industrial sectors (several projects). 2010-2011.
- Social and environmental technical assistance in Tecnoagro. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2010.
- Social Audit System (SAS). Pyme Capital. 2009.


Panamá
Cegesti

- Aspects and Environmental Impacts Evaluation. AES Panama. 2008.
- Descriptive Guides at hotels and graphic industry. Consejo Nacional de la Empresa Privada (CONEP). 2005.


Bolivia
Cegesti

- Clean Production Diagnosis. Unión de Asociaciones de Productores de Banano (UNABANA). 2004.


Colombia
Cegesti

- Social and environmental Due Diligence based on the IFC, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, OIT, SA 8000 and Eti-Sedex standards, as a requirement for access to the evaluated company to request financial resources. Manufacturing sector companies in Colombia. 2010.


Cuba
Cegesti

- Updating and formation of Business Management consultants. Centro de Estudios de la Economía Cubana (CEEC). 2004. 2004.


Dominican Republic
Cegesti

- GIntegrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) and consumption. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2011.
- Social and environmental Technical Assistance. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2011.
- Poverty Reduction Program and Environmental Improvement: a Integral Sustainable Development Strategy. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2003-2006.


Ecuador
Cegesti

- Implementation of a Results-based Management System (RMB). Idea Latin America. 2010.
- Design of a practical System for the disclosure of traceable chemical measurements in a country or at a regional scale. PTB. 2007.
- Evaluation of Ecuador UNIDO Program. UNIDO. 2006.


México
Cegesti

- Independent Evaluation of the UNIDO Project: US/GLO/05/001. UNIDO. 2010.


Uruguay
Cegesti

- Evaluation of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) projects, funded by the Government of Italy.


Sweden
Cegesti

- Implementation of a Results-based Management System (RBM). International Idea. 2010-2011.
- Strategic Business Alliances among Swedish and Costa Rican companies. CIDA. 1994-1997.


Projects with impact in others countries
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