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Rural Credit Requirements for Financial Institutions in Brazil

February 20, 2024 - Our latest factsheet gives an overview of the Brazilian rural lending regulatory framework for preventing illegal deforestation, its evolution and key requirements applicable to FIs providing rural credit. It presents the resolutions issued by the Brazilian Central Bank (BCB) and the National Monetary Council (CMN), shedding light on current requirements.  It discusses self-regulation by the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN) and new procedures adopted by the National Development Bank (BNDES) to combat illegal deforestation. 

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Solutions for Mobilising Financial Sources and Enhancing the Financial Framework for Investments on Deforestation-Free Value Chains

February 19, 2024 - GIZ SAFE, the first official EUDR-response programme from the EU Commission and EU Member States, jointly financed by DG INTPA and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and Climate & Company join forces in several workstreams relating to deforestation-free supply chains and the successful implementation of the EUDR. Through this partnership, we aim to identify and foster solutions to mobilise financial sources, especially for vulnerable groups, and enhance gender-transformative financial frameworks for investments in deforestation-free supply chains.  

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Press Release: Leading EU Sustainable Finance Think Tank outraged by Germany’s move to kill EU Supply Chain Law

February 6, 2024 - Today, Germany performed a U-turn on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD): The German Liberals have managed to convince the entire German government to kill the so-called “EU Supply Chain Law” through the backdoor after a final compromise had already been found among EU legislators before Christmas. What could be a truly historic agreement, could now turn into a nightmare for nature, people and businesses, says leading EU Sustainable Finance Think Tank Climate & Company.

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Press Release: Leading EU Sustainable Finance Think Tank slams Council for jeopardizing EU Supply Chain Directive

November 16, 2023 - Council proposal to risk the exclusion of financial institutions from the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) could trigger an avalanche smothering EU ambition to prevent environmental destruction and human rights violations in EU supply chains before Christmas, says leading EU Sustainable Finance Think Tank Climate & Company.

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