The Melhores ONGs Award from Instituto Doar, the largest in the third sector in Brazil, has once again selected SITAWI among the 670 organizations that sent in their applications. The areas taken into account by the selection were governance, transparency, communication and funding. The Award Ceremony took place on December 10th 2020. Since 2017, the partnership between Instituto Doar and the social-environmental projects agency “O Mundo Que Queremos” (The World
More than 60 signatories, between companies and institutions, endorse the Brazilian Business Sector Communiqué that reaffirms the public commitment and proposes a coordinated action towards sustainable development. Signatories recognize that more sustainable practices, in addition to respecting the planet’s natural limits, have a financial impact. The group acknowledges that Brazil’s international image on environmental issues has plunged and currently generates losses for the country, either from a reputational or commercial
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
SITAWI participated in the workshop “Measurement and impact assessment” organized by ALIDE, BNDES, SEBRAE and ABDE. The event, held between October 30 and November 1, is part of the Latin American and Caribbean Green Finance Platform, which was created to share information and knowledge about green financing with national development banks and other financial entities. Leonardo Letelier, SITAWI’s CEO, moderated the first day of the event focusing on the evolution
On September 5th and 6th, SITAWI participated in the the Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance held by UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) in Buenos Aires. The event commemorated the 25th anniversary of the initiative, which aims to bring financial institutions together to share their experiences and join forces in order to combat climate change. Leonardo Letelier, SITAWI’s CEO, moderated the Panel on Human Rights and Social Issues in Finance:
Join us in celebrating SITAWI´s recognition as one of the best social organizations in Brazil! The first edition of the Best NGOs Award, an initiative of Instituto Doar and Revista Época, placed SITAWI in the list of Brazilian NGOs that stand out for their transparency, efficiency, quality of management and good governance practices in their areas of activity. “Being among the best NGOs in Brazil reflects our efforts to become
The 5th edition of the TOP 500 NGOs World pointed SITAWI as one of the most influential social organizations in the world. For the first time on the contest, SITAWI reached the 6th place in Brazil, 8th in Latin America and the 130th in the global ranking. “This result reflects the effort of SITAWI, over the years, in becoming a reference in efficiency and innovation in the Social Sector. We
SITAWI participate in the Latin America edition of the Global Business Forum – GBF that took place on November 9 and 10 in Dubai. Leonardo Letelier, founder and CEO, talked about Finance for Good in an event that aimed to evaluate new investments and business opportunities between Latin America and Middle East and explore Dubai’s role in make easier to the next steps in trade relations between the two regions.
Christopher Cassidy, NASA’s astronaut since 2004, will be our guest for the second meeting of Inspiring Talks on November 24. It will be an intimate event for guests and a great opportunity to ask those questions you always wanted to know about space. Innovation, sustainability and his spatial experience will be the themes discussed by the American astronaut, follow by questions and a happy hour in our veranda. Guarantee your
SITAWI Finance for Good has partnered with Recicladora Urbana, a specialized company in Logistic and Production Reverse in the disposal of Electronic Equipment and Telecommunications, looking to increase its environmental impact. Among the objectives are the provision of software and IT remanufactured from the REMAKKER brand equipment as well as meet the demand of disused equipment disposal for SITAWI and partner organizations. It will be an opportunity, thus, for our
On August took place one more summit Metrics in Practice! The initiative, organized by ANDE e led by SITAWI, approached challenges and opportunities to entrepreneur when measuring impacts. Our Social Finance Analyst, Andrea Resende, commented the attendance of Plan and Plano CDE. The next one will discuss “how technology can help to reduce costs of impact measurement”.
On August, SITAWI took part of the Social Impact Business Seminar, hosted by SEBRAE. The event reunited entrepreneurs to discuss about ecosystems and disclose the mapping survey carried out in Rio de Janeiro state, in which we are also part of. Our Fund Manager, Rob Packer, spoke about socio-environmental loans and mediate a discussion about how to take your ideas from the paper to the impact business sector. You may
In Brazil and in the world, the interest in business that conciliate changes and positive social impact and measurable social outcome is growing. SITAWI believes that measure this impact is essential to the development and to initiatives good performance, whether they are non-profit or for-profit. The course of Social Impact Measurement, created in partnership with Insper Metricis and the Institute for Development of Social Investment (IDIS), present a few assessment
SITAWI Finance for Good, with support of the Fundação Mott and Bank Information Center, will host the event “Socio-environmental Responsibility in the Finance Sector: public and private banks practices” on September 20, at Atântico Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. The event will start at 08:30 and it will have the presence of represents from BNDES, multilateral finance institutions, commercial banks e development ones, as well as consultants and civil
The Nuvem – Technology and Art Rural Station, with Sitawi Finance for Good endorsement, will select 5 proposals that will be developed at the Interactivos?16’ – a rural lab based in Serrinha do Alambari – Rj. This year edition has Water and Autonomy as themes and will take place between October 29 and November 12, 2016. Registration have been extended until September 9. Researchers, artists and developers from several areas