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 the headlines. Here is my take. World leaders – not present Absences of Obama (US),Continue reading “Rio+20 flashes”

The clean energy race. How countries are investing? A report by PEW

Being eco-friendly, sustainable and social responsible became a key status for nations.  Early this month at the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, Brazil was pointed out as a leading country in terms of clean energy by global leaders such as Bill Clinton. We are lucky to get now fresh insights and data from a reportContinue reading “The clean energy race. How countries are investing? A report by PEW”

Is Brazil a leader in energy matters?

International personalities attending the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, in Manaus Amazon reinforced the role of Brazil in as a clean energy producer. If Brazil plays it well, leadership in environmental issues may be a huge business opportunity. What did they say On the last day of the event, Bill Clinton, former U.S. President, scribed a leadership role to Brazil inContinue reading “Is Brazil a leader in energy matters?”

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”