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How difficult is it to hire in Brazil? The EDF view

A room full of lawyers and business executives gathered in Paris to discuss protectionism in Brazil.  Heavy weights companies like EDF, SAFRAN and Credit Agricole among others, brought their experience in day-to-day issues. Guillaume de FORCEVILLE, new markets director of … Continue reading

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Rio+20 flashes

The Rio Earth Summit of 1992 was a landmark in Latin America in terms of institutional changes towards sustainability goals. For now, we don’t know much on what impact will have Rio+20 in the debate. But we can try to interpret … Continue reading

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A Brazilian in charge of GM Korea

General Motors named Paulo Sergio Rocha as CEO of its Korean operations. GM Korean subsidiary produces four times more than Brazil. Rocha began his career in product engineering at GM in 1979 and has held several key posts in Latin … Continue reading

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Rio+20 should create “new GDP”?

A study released by UNEP, the United Nations Environment recommends that  Rio +20 should find a new indicator for the welfare of nations other than the Gross Domestic Product, GDP. Rio+20 is the UN conference on sustainable development to be held … Continue reading

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Collapse(s) in Rio. A sad tradition

This week 3 buildings collapsed in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. So far, 4 people died. 14 are missing. The tragedy could be much worse if it had not happened at 20:40 in the evening. But I can’t help … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas “à la brésilienne”

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wishing you all an inspiring holy Christmas.

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Latest stats on Brazilian millionaires

The Latin America Private Banking conference brought  attention to the wealthier individuals in the region and Brazil is the beetle. Forbes highlighted that Brazil makes “19-millionaires-a-day” and the country is seen as a huge opportunity for private banks, although 70% of the country’s wealth … Continue reading

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