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Small industrial businesses to boost investment in sustainability

The two main reasons leading small firms to invest in sustainability are its reputation among society and consumers (40%) and meeting regulatory requirements, also with 40 percent of replies. Cost reduction, with 36 percent, and the increase in competitiveness, with 34 percent, complete the list of items that most stimulate business people to adopt a sustainable agenda.

Sítio Pinheiro, na região de Brazlândia, no DF. A produção de alimentos orgânicos no sistema de agroflorestas vem ganhando destaque entre produtores rurais (Antonio Cruz/Agência Brasil)

FAO, Portuguese-speaking countries to boost family farming

The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) and the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday (Jul 18) announced the creation of a training center to promote sustainable family farming.

Iniciativa Produzir, Conservar, Incluir, PCI, que será apoiada pelo Banco Mundial dentro do novo projeto no Mato Grosso.

World Bank to help boost sustainability in Mato Grosso

A recently approved $250 million loan from Washington-based World Bank will aim to promote fiscal and environmental sustainability in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.

Brasília - Ministério de Minas e Energia inaugura primeira usina solar instalada na cobertura de prédio público federal – a própria sede do MME  (José Cruz/Agência Brasil)

Green economy may generate millions of jobs in Latin America

Green economy has the potential of generating millions of jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as reducing labor costs stemming from modern environmental problems, like climate change, the overexploitation of natural resources and the pollution of ecosystems.

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Banco do Brasil among world’s most sustainable banks

Banco do Brasil (BB) was considered the world’s most sustainable financial institution, and ranks among the top ten Most Sustainable Corporations from 2019’s Global 100, from Corporate Knights. The announcement was made today (Jan.