Runner-up as best Corporate Social Responsibility project (2011)
The Hermes Program participated in the World Chambers Competition organized by the International World Chamber, in the category of "Best Corporate Social Responsibility Project", against 41 countries with a total of 71 participating projects. The program was chosen as one of the five finalists along with proposals from countries such as Turkey, Perú and Chile.
Among the top five (México, 2011)
In order to create strategies for the creative replication of experiences, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Unicef and the W. K. Kellogg foundation toured five Mexican states to present the work done by the five winners of the Experiences in Social Innovation contest held in Latin America and the Caribbean. The selected audience was formed by local and state governments, NGO representatives, academics, entrepreneurs and community leaders. The Hermes Program for conflict management in school environments was among the programs presented.
Hermes, among the 25 most innovative experiences (2010)
In 2010 the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) carried out a comprehensive assessment of all winning experiences from the previous five years of the contest ‘Experiences in Social Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean’. Among the 25 most innovative experiences, the ‘Hermes’ program was chosen as the program with the highest impact on school environment and social development. Due to this, it was presented
to the community at the University of San Diego, as the best academic model.
Second Place in the Social Innovation Fair (2008 – 2009)
The Hermes Program was awarded second place as the best academic experience for the young population from among 1000 proposals presented, in the context of the Social Innovation Fair held by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.