Sustainability Forum begins today in the Amazon

The 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY starts today  in Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, Brazil. The debate around economic, environmental and social sustainability of the Amazon and the planet will be attended by former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron as well as 600 business, political and environmental leaders from Brazil and around the world.Continue reading “Sustainability Forum begins today in the Amazon”

The debate around Belo Monte dam in the Amazon

“In order for the Brazilian economy to grow around 5 per cent per year in the next few years, Brazil needs to add 5,000 megawatts per year to its installed capacity” said Mauricio Tolmasquim, of the Brazilian government’s Energy Research Company in an article last week in the Financial Times. What is the solution? $11bn BeloContinue reading “The debate around Belo Monte dam in the Amazon”

The rocky road to Rio: What shippers need to know about doing business in Brazil – DC Velocity

  Brazil one of the world’s few economic bright spots—and a very attractive market for manufacturers, retailers, and the businesses that serve them. That’s why companies from around the globe are moving into Brazil in a big way. But like the manufacturers that rushed into China more than a decade ago, they’re discovering that newContinue reading “The rocky road to Rio: What shippers need to know about doing business in Brazil – DC Velocity”