Now that the smoke has cleared and the dust is beginning to settle, the Brazilian Oil and Gas Company Petrobas, is looking to file suit against its subsidiaries to reclaim the damages lost during its investigation into bribery and corruption. The oil giant is looking to recover about $424 million against its engineering and construction firms. These firms were found to have over inflated the price of their services while skimming additional funds off the top.
Caterpillar works to protect endangered forests in Brazil
Monica Salles, Caterpillar Corporate Responsibility consultant, is proud to be part of the ConBio Campo Largo project in southern Brazil. The objective of the two-year initiative is to preserve green, urban areas and protect endangered forests in Brazil, as well as improving public understanding of conservation.
Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
Michael R. Bloomberg hosted Bloomberg’s first-ever Americas Monetary Summit, featuring Central Bank leaders from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. Brazil’s Finance Minister also spoke.
These policy makers shared their economic forecasts for 2015-2016, and strategies to boost growth, handle inflation and create more jobs amid a shifting global environment.
Coca-Cola selected AECOM to provide waste services in Brazil following AECOM’s history of successful work in the area to reduce risks through its safety and security procedures.
Planning to use a former textile factory in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a new plant site, Coca-Cola selected AECOM to provide remediation and waste services following AECOM’s history of successful work in the area.
By Rodrigo Medeiros, Vice President, Conservation International Brazil, and Rodrigo Santos, President, Monsanto Brazil
By turning itself from a food importer into one of the world’s leading food exporters, Brazil has made itself into one of the great agricultural success stories of the last 40 years. But if you think that’s because Brazil has plowed up the Amazon rainforest, you need to read on.
Brazil is a vast country of abundant natural resources, and Brazilians are anxious both to preserve irreplaceable habitats and fulfill their potential to contribute significantly to global energy and food supply. Finding the right balance is crucial, not just to Brazil but to the world, and much rests on determining the right energy mix.
In São Paulo last week, some of Brazil’s foremost thought leaders on energy engaged in a candid and passionate debate revolving around Brazil’s unique situation, discussing the opportunities and challenges of powering the country’s future.
AECOM employees Nathalia Marins, accounting analyst, and Juliana Silva, project analyst, environment, share their experiences volunteering to build two emergency homes for families in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.