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Sitawi launches first database of green bonds in Brazil

08 de julho de 2020

At the end of June 2020, SITAWI launched a public link to the first complete database of thematic bonds in Brazil. The term includes green, social, sustainable and transition bonds, i.e., debts obtained for assets that have different types of socio and environmental externalities. The database includes all the sustainable credit operations in the country, covering not only bonds certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), but also other mechanisms

Philanthropic Fund directs efforts to support low-income residents during pandemic

17 de junho de 2020

The Philanthropic Fund PerifaConnection was released in March 2020. Since then, it has supported the work of the social group of the same name, which makes the contests of narratives about youth in the peripheries of Brazil. The PerifaConnection bets on communication: it uses the public debate led by youth from the peripheries as the main tool to combat racism, inequalities and to build new perspectives. In response to the

First Green Bond issued by a Brazilian private bank counts with SITAWI’s second-party opinion

10 de junho de 2020

Banco BV, former Banco Votorantim, is the first national private bank to issue a green bond, debuting directly in the international market. The US$ 50 million fundraising will support BV’s loan portfolio of solar photovoltaic and wind generation power-plants projects. The green bond matures in 2024 and yields 3.35% per year.  SITAWI was responsible for the second-party opinion (SPO) of the US$ 50 million issuance and it allows BV to

SITAWI is CEBDS’s new associated company

02 de março de 2020

In January 2020, SITAWI has concluded the association process to the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) through its Sustainable Finance program. CEBDS is the representative in Brazil of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The WBCSD is present in over 36 countries. SITAWI will help in the revision of the Green Finance portion of the publication ‘Vision 2050’, CEBDS’ main reference of operation. We will also

Matchfunding BNDES+’s first campaign raises over R$2 million

02 de março de 2020

The fundraising campaign of Matchfunding BNDES+ Cultural Heritage’s 2019 call for proposalshas come to an end. The initiative, a philanthropic fund managed by SITAWI and co-idealized with the crowdfunding platform Benfeitoria, Museu Vivo and BNDES, has evaluated over 50 projects and selected 20 to start fundraising campaigns. Eighteen projects have met their fundraising goals and will have their campaign funds tripled by BNDES through Matchfunding BNDES+ Cultural Heritage. They are: 


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