Sustainable Industry

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How should you dispose of battery cells, batteries, electronics and light bulbs?

Disposing of these items correctly is vital to not contaminate the environment Battery cells, batteries, electronic equipment and light bulbs are an essential part of everyday life. While they are in good working conditions, these items are quite useful in our daily lives, but at the end of their lives, these items are considered to …

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The future of fashion is circular: Brazilian brand Malwee makes sweatwear from recycled clothes

Product highlights company’s commitment to the sustainability agenda   In order to mark World Recycling Day on May 17th, the Malwee Group carried out an unexpected and unprecedented campaign on Avenida Paulista, in São Paulo: it distributed 1,500 sweatshirts from its new product line to the public. The idea was simple: anyone donating five items …

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Towards green productivism

By Daniel Vargas, professor at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas School of Economics in São Paulo (FGV/EESP) and Coordinator of the FGV Bioeconomy Observatory*   Brazil’s development over the coming years will require an extra effort to strengthen the country’s economy and expand its production capacity. Brazil should embrace “green productivism”. By productivism, I mean the …

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Food and beverage industry focuses on reducing adverse impacts on the environment

This sector accounts for about 10% of Brazil’s GDP and is one of the industrial sectors that generates the least GHG emissions The food and beverage industry in Brazil has an increasing focus on reducing the sector’s adverse impacts on the environment, and has been leveraging investments in this space. The sector accounts for about …

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Aquapolo is a leader in the reused water market in South America

Since its inception in 2012, the company has supplied 100 million cubic meters of treated water to the industry Water is a fundamental resource to support life on planet Earth, required in countless activities, including crop irrigation, public supply, industrial operations, and energy generation. However, it is finite and limited, which makes it essential to …

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The industry is part of the solution to overcome the water crisis

State-of-the-art household appliances and solutions that reduce environmental impacts are some of the innovations Water occupies 70% of the earth’s surface, but only 1% of it can be used for human consumption. In order to reduce waste, technological innovation has to be part of our home. The industry has invested in the manufacturing of equipment …

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On Environment Day, CNI discusses water security and the ESG agenda in the industry

Seminars to be held on June 7 and 8 will discuss the impacts of climate change on water resources and the industry’s contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals The importance of water security for the industry and the incorporation by companies of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria will be discussed on June 7 and …

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“We need to have policies designed to help us make the green transition”

Economist Paulo Gala says that sustainability is a great business opportunity for the country, and that the government is key to achieving decarbonization In April, economist Paulo Gala was one of the guest speakers of the second panel of the seminar cycle “200 Years of Independence: Industry and the future of Brazil”, which was organized …

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