Roadmap for discussion for the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD)

The United Nations Organization plan The Future We Want - The zero draft of the outcome document Vision Political commitment Green economy Institutional Framework Framework for action and follow-up Agenda 21 Social and economic dimensions Conservation and management of resources Strengthening the role of major groups Means of implementation Global Compact Human Rights: Businesses should …

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Governmental subsidies to foreign companies in Belgium looking for access to European markets

On March 5th 2012, in Curitiba Brazil, Thierry Muschang, a Luxembourg PwC Director, presented the beneficial aspects of the project for attracting foreign companies to the Belgium / Louxembourg region, constructed in partnership with IDELUX, a government agency that was represented at the meeting by Joel Marinozzi, the Business Development Manager from the Economic Development …

IDB’s clean energy ranking in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter American Development Bank (IDB) through its Multilateral Investment Fund (FOMIN), in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy Finance have recently published the executive summary of the Climatescope, the first annual ranking on Clean Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report highlights market data and new opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors on clean …

Economic rise of Brazil and segmentation of investment opportunities

Brazil has lived a unique economic situation in the past decades, after an economic boom at the end of the sixties and beginning of seventies (known as the economic miracle), when the country passed from an agricultural based economy to an industrial based economy. Such transformation and growth came with high inflation rates, and after …

Meeting with US Vice Consul for Commerce, Transportation and Intellectual Property

On March 28th we had the opportunity of meeting with Mrs. Linda Neilan, from the Economic Department of the US Consulate General in São Paulo, Brazil, at the local trade association (ACP), during her visit to Curitiba. Mrs Neilan works in the US diplomatic body with research on Commerce, Transportation and Intellectual Property and began …