SITAWI is elected one of the Top 100 NGOs in Brazil for the third time

2020, 11 December

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

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SITAWI signs business manifesto in favor of sustainable development

2020, 7 August

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

SITAWI is CEBDS’s new associated company

2020, 2 March

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

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Measurement and impact assessment in development projects

2017, 8 December

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

SITAWI moderates Panel on Human Rights and Social Issues held by UNEP FI

2017, 11 October

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:

SITAWI among the best NGOs in Brazil

2017, 15 August

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

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SITAWI among the most influential NGOs in the world

2017, 7 March

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

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SITAWI participate of the Global Business Forum in Dubai

2016, 11 November

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.

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SITAWI Inspiring Talks brings the astronaut Christopher Cassidy

2016, 21 October

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 and Recicladora Urbana united to generate more environmental impact

2016, 7 October

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

Ecosystem of Social Impact Business

2016, 10 September

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

Registrations are open for the course of Social Impact Measurement

2016, 8 September

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

Public and private banks practices is the theme of an event hosted by SITAWI

2016, 1 September

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

Call for projects that bring proposals to water crisis has deadline for submission extended

2016, 30 August

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