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TECHO Works to Empower Latin Americans Who Live On Less Than $2.50 a Day

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Extreme poverty is defined in Latin America as having less than $2.50 a day to live on. 26 percent of the region’s people had no access to basic sanitation in 2011.

Big Food And Beverage Brands to Openly Disclose Global Water Risks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It is clear that water currently poses a large global risk to business, particularly to the food and beverage industry that strongly relies on this natural resource.

Will “Floatovoltaics” Become the Next Big Thing?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Energy and water keep showing up together in many articles and conversations. We now have the energy-water nexus, which is a term that highlights the interdependencies of the two. Getting water (from wells or desalination plants), moving it around and purifying it, requires a great deal of energy.

A Look at Climate Change and the Talks in Lima

Deforestation Slows in Brazil, But Concerns Persist

Brazil's sustainability credentials hinges on its ability to curb deforestation.

New Report Highlight Brazil’s Sustainable Energy Mix

Brazil highlights its sustainability credentials with report on its energy mix and the role of renewable energy.

Sustainable Energy For Brazilian 2014 World Cup Stadium

Sustainability is also part of the Beautiful Game during the 2014 soccer cup in Brazil.

Brazil Launches Credit Line to Promote Sustainability

Brazil’s Minister of Environment Izabella Teixeira and Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES) President Luciano Coutinho have announced the launch of a new credit line to support sustainability projects focused on greenhouse gas reduction and climate change solutions.

Where Have All the Trees Gone? Trying to Save the World's Forests Through Sustainable Finance

"We won't succeed in tackling climate change unless we deal with deforestation." -- Caroline Spelman, UK environment secretary, International Forest Day conference, Durban, South Africa, December 4, 2011

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