Brazil: Organizations Nominated To Support The 2020 Campaign

As part of Climate Scorecard Report #17 we asked our Country Managers to provide a list of organizations in their countries that might help support our 2020 Campaign. Over the next several months we hope to explore whether the organizations listed below, and others, are interested in supporting the Campaign and implementing the recommendations provided by our Country Managers in Report #16.

World Resources Institute Brazil 

The WRI is a global, well known, and established NGO that advocates looking forward for diminishing climate change. In Brazil they act by developing studies and implementing sustainable solutions for climate, forests, and cities, through partnerships with government, private companies, academia, and civil Society. 

Contact: Ms. Rachel Biderman, Executive Director – rbiderman@wri.org 

Observatorio do Clima (Climate Observatory) 

The Climate Observatory is a research coalition comprised of brazilian civil society entities, NGOs, institutes, and associations. Assembled in 2001, the aim of Climate Observatory is to discuss the possible legal and practical solutions for slowing the rhythm of the global warming process. Since 2012, the Climate Observatory is responsible for the SEEG – System for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions – the first world non-governmental initiative aimed at the yearly calculation of sector-wide greenhouse gas emissions of different countries.  

Contact: Mr. Carlos Rittl, Executive Secretary – carlosrittl@observatoriodoclima.eco.br 

GVCES – Centro de Estudos em Sustentabilidade da Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Getúlio Vargas Foundation) Sustainability Studies Center) 

The GVCES is an open research-oriented institution that aims at developing strategies, policies, and tools for the public and private management of sustainability topics, both locally and internationally. Its programs are oriented towards the following four action lines: 

1) creating know-how; 

2) research and knowledge production; 

3) connections and information exchange; 

4) deployment and communication. 

Contact: Mr. Mario Monzoni, General Coordinator. 

Fundação Grupo Boticário (Group Boticário Foundation) 

Born in 1990 and connected to the cosmetics producer Boticário, the Foundation was one of the first private initiatives aimed at the environmental conservancy. Nowadays, the foundation ranks amongst the main sponsors for green projects and reforestation in Brazil, helping to conserve more than 11 thousand hectares of the Atlantic Forest and the Cerrado (Brazilian savannah). 

Contact: Ms. Maria de Lourdes Nunes, Executive Director, and Ms. Aline Benassi: aline@centralpress.com.br

 

ICMBIO – Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation) 

Created in 2007, the Institute is linked to the Ministry of Environment and is one of the components of the National Environmental System. The Institute is responsible for the management, policy proposal, implementation, inspection, and monitoring of the federal Conservation Unities, areas with relevant natural aspects created and protected by the public authority. 

Contact: Mr. Homero de Giorge Cerqueira, President – presidencia@icmbio.gov.br

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