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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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Webinar Recap: The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and its impacts on Brazil: Analysis, perspectives and challenges for the economy

October 31, 2023 - How does the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) impact Brazil? This was the leading question of this webinar that Climate & Company hosted in collaboration with the Sustainable Finance and Investments research group (gFIS: grupo Finanças e Investimentos Sustentáveis) and the Brazilian Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investments (BRASFI). Here, you can find a summary of the event. 

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