Brazil reaches $3.67bn in green bond issuance

13 de novembro de 2017

Sustainable forest management and wind power dominate use of proceeds. New State of the Market Report predicts growth in the low-carbon agriculture and transportation sector. São Paulo, October 2nd 2017 – The Brazilian labelled green bonds market has now reached $3.67bn thanks to national companies – the latest results in the second edition of the Brazil State of the Market Report. From June 2015, (when BRF inaugurated the market) to

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SITAWI grants social and environmental loan for innovation in education

13 de novembro de 2017

A study by the Data Popular Research Institute for the British Council points out that 95% of the Brazilian population does not speak English*. Several factors help explain this number, including the high prices of language courses, poorly trained teachers, and business models that do not favor learning. With that in mind, the entrepreneur Gustavo Fuga created 4YOU2, bringing an innovative model that combines foreign teachers, an adaptive methodology, and

Brasília, 21/09/2017. IV Encontro Diálogos Sustentáveis : Painel Inovação.Fred Seifert/ SITAWI Finanças do Bem
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Innovation in financing for environmental conservation

13 de novembro de 2017

Frederico Seifert, SITAWI’s Sustainable Finance Manager, spoke at the 4th Sustainable Dialogues event, which occurred on September 21st and 22nd, in Brasilia. The meeting brought together representatives of the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (Funbio), the Ministry of the Environment, Public Prosecutors, and third sector institutions to discuss the challenges and opportunities of funding environmental conservation projects in Brazil. During the Innovation panel, Seifert discussed impact investing and the importance of innovating


SITAWI elaborates on the guide for responsible investment in pension funds

13 de novembro de 2017

The study “Responsible Investment in Brazil 2016: ESG Adoption by Pension Funds”, carried out by SITAWI, illustrates that several national pension funds have already made progress in integrating ESG aspects into their internally managed assets, but they have carried out fewer changes to encourage their external managers to practice responsible investment as well. To allow pension funds to evolve in that direction, SITAWI developed the technical content for the elaboration


SITAWI represents Brazil in Responsible Investment global ranking

07 de novembro de 2017

SITAWI represents Brazil once again in the world’s largest research on Responsible Investment, Independent Research on Responsible Investment – IRRI 2017. Whether you work for a Quoted Company, Asset manager, Asset Owner or Sell-side brokers, this is an opportunity to provide feedback on Corporate Governance (CG) and Responsible Investment (SRI) research providers. We ask your vote and your colleagues in the following categories: IRRI 2017 – Quoted companies Which SRI



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