Posts Categorized: Inspire

Clarissa Lins participates as a juror for World Environment Center’s Award

On the 31st of October, the World Environment Center (WEC) announced three new jurors for its Gold Medal Award Jury, one of whom was Clarissa Lins, founding partner of Catavento Consultoria. The WEC Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development, now in its 33rd, year, recognizes sustainability excellence in an international company…. Read more »

Catavento is part of Latin America’s major O&G event

Clarissa Lins, in her role as an executive director of the IBP (Brazilian Institute of Oil, Gas and Biofuels), participated in the eighth edition of the Rio Oil & Gas Conference, held on October 2016. The theme of the event was “Roadmaps for a Competitive Petroleum Industry”, with debates regarding downstream and upstream activities, gas… Read more »

The outlook for electric vehicles

The paper “Perspectivas de inserção de veículos elétricos” (“The outlook for electric vehicles”) is the result of Catavento’s interest in understanding the potentially profound changes facing the automobile and transport industries. Its content comes from a thorough desk research of the available literature and focuses on the global dynamic at play in the growing sector…. Read more »

Impact investing is theme of Catavento research

We live in a changing world. By 2030, the world population should reach 8.4 billion people, which would mean around 1.1billion more than 2015. The standard of living should increase with the expansion of the global middle class, making the cities responsible for 80% of global GDP and 75% of natural resources consumption.  Also, the… Read more »

Interview discusses the future of the petroleum industry

Clarissa Lins and Leonardo Bastos, partners of Catavento, accepted the challenge proposed by the Brazilian Institute for Oil, Gas and Biofuels – IBP, to study the perspectives for the oil and gas industry in the long term. The report presented in the end of 2015 to the executive committee, council and associated companies of the… Read more »

Clarissa Lins is elected for the IBP executive committee

The Brazilian Institute for Oil, Gas and Biofuels – IBP during its 58th General Meeting held on March 31, 2016 , at its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro , elected the new members of its Executive Committee . Clarissa Lins was elected for a term of two years, starting in April 2016. The invitation for Clarissa to… Read more »

COP21: The global climate agenda discussed in round table

In December 2015, sustainability and climate changes specialists were gathered by CEBRI to discuss the outcomes of COP21. The Paris Agreement, signed by 195 countries, represented a milestone in climate negotiations and set out the ambition to control the rise in temperature related to climate change by up to 1.5 ° to 2 ° C…. Read more »

Long term trends for the energy sector presented in IBP by Catavento

Accelerated growth of the big cities, urbazination expansion, population ageing, income growth and increased mobility options will be key elements to determine energy supply and demand in the next years and decades. This conclusion comes from the study “Long Term Trends for the Energy Sector ”, ordered by the Brazilian Institute for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (IBP) to… Read more »

The future of the cities debated in forum moderated by Catavento

The way cities are organized and the urban life style make energy a central element, together with water and food security. To discuss the stress nexus in cities, Shell promoted the debate “The cities of the future”, that took place in June 2015, following the partnership between Catavento and Shell Brasil in 2014 for the seminary… Read more »

Geopolitics of Oil & Gas in Latin America debated in round table

The round table, that took place in October 2015, aimed to promote a debate around the aspects that influence the energy scenario in Latin America , with a focus in Oil & Gas. The event opening was conducted by Jorge Camargo, IBP (Brazilian Oil, Gas and Biofuels Institute)’s president, and Roberto Castello Branco, representing FGV Center… Read more »

Catavento and SustainAbility at Sustainable Brands Rio 2015

In the opening of the Sustainable Brands Rio 2015 event, Clarissa Lins and Leonardo Bastos joined forces with the SustainAbility team, leaded by the executive director Mark Lee with the help of the analist Margo Mosher, to present the results of the research conducted in 2014 “See Change – How Transparency drives Performance”. The presentation… Read more »

Catavento debates National Energy Plan 2050

This event promoted by FGV Energia and Catavento, in June 2015, aimed to create a dialogue forum between EPE (Brazilian National Energy Research Company), responsible for elaboration of the National Energy Plan 2050, and representatives of different industries and institutions connected with the theme, in order to generate ideas and suggestions to the Plan. The debate… Read more »

Clarissa Lins debates Energy and Climate in a seminar organized by the Ditchley Foundation

On April 14-16 2015, Clarissa Lins participated in a seminar at the English institution known for promoting high quality debates on relevant and timely topics. The conference had as its central theme the dilemmas of Energy and Climate Risk, discussed from three perspectives: political, economic and technological. Obeying Chatham House rules (where participants’ views are… Read more »

Partnership between FGV Energia and Catavento: Energy and Sustainability

The Energy and Sustainability paper is the result of a partnership between FGV Energia and Catavento, who teamed up in order to propose a new look at the dilemmas Brazil faces in its energy sector. *Available in Portuguese only. For more information, and to download the paper’s contents, click here.

Catavento present at Cambridge course, in partnership with WBCSD

The course aims to mobilize executives in recognition of the importance of sustainability in their business, covering topics such as integration of sustainability into corporate strategy, innovation in business models, climate change and sustainable finance. This is the second edition of the course, implemented in partnership with WBCSD. The other faculty members are Philippe Joubert,… Read more »

Clarissa Lins presents Light’s innovative business models at international conference

The partnership between Catavento and Light gained international recognition with the presentation of a paper at the Second Annual International Conference on Practices for the Sustainable Development (ICSDP) at Columbia University in New York (know more). Clarissa Lins made a presentation on the new business models of Light in low-income communities, in the section entitled… Read more »

Catavento publishes its first papers

Knowledge dissemination is an essential element of our company role. By transmitting ideas and concepts in a paper, we believe we are contributing to the debate on relevant issues. In this first series, the Catavento team grappled with topics such as evaluating an electrical company in its operations in a low-income community, challenges for the… Read more »

Catavento at Sustainable Brands Rio 2014

Catavento participated in the Rio de Janeiro edition of Sustainable Brands- Rio SB held on April 24 and 25 2014, moderating a panel on transparency. The aim was to show how transparency in information flow can be an important lever in the decision-making process. Presenting stakeholders with the right information in the right way, at… Read more »