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Dow Announces Strategic Collaboration With Natura for Project Ybá in Brazil - a Model of Sustainable Commercial-ecological- Social Development in the Amazon Rainforest

Summary: 
  • A Dow initiative, “Project Ybá: Conservation that Transforms” aims to develop a local cooperative, which will sell the bioactive products from Dow’s preserved areas of the Amazon Rainforest, and increase family incomes in the local community, while conserving the rainforest.
  • Reinforcing its commitment to customers and local communities, Dow is collaborating with Natura cosmetics brand, which intends to purchase bioactives from Amazon communities and use them in its products portfolio.
Press Release
  • A Dow initiative, “Project Ybá: Conservation that Transforms” aims to develop a local cooperative, which will sell the bioactive products from Dow’s preserved areas of the Amazon Rainforest, and increase family incomes in the local community, while conserving the rainforest.
  • Reinforcing its commitment to customers and local communities, Dow is collaborating with Natura cosmetics brand, which intends to purchase bioactives from Amazon communities and use them in its products portfolio.

The Vaccination of an Entire City in Brazil

How the Butantan Institute helped vaccinate the city of Serrana—and what they learned thereafter
Article

Late this spring, life began to roar back in Serrana, a town in southeast Brazil. Friends and neighbors started gathering after a year of isolation. Hair salons and restaurants are seeing more and more visitors.

Black & Veatch to Assess Feasibility of World's Largest Green Hydrogen Plant

Enegix commissions Black & Veatch studies for 600 million kg/pa green hydrogen generation facility in Ceará, Brazil
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch will undertake feasibility studies central to the development of the world’s largest green hydrogen plant. When operational Enegix Energy’s Base One facility, in Ceará, Brazil will produce more than 600 million kilogrammes of green hydrogen annually.

Brazil in the Pandemic: Learning From Corporate Social Investment and Shared Governance

By Patricia Loyola, Management and Corporate Social Investment Director, Comunitas, Brazil
Blog

Brazil and the world were deeply challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, Brazil had faced an unprecedented sanitary global crisis that widened the social and economic gap, which presented unique opportunities for innovation.  

The urgency and gravity of the situation motivated all sectors of the economy to act in a systemic and integrated way, according to their potential. The Brazilian corporate response was focused mainly on strengthening income generation of the most vulnerable families and supporting public health.

CNH Industrial Announces Unprecedented Support for Brazilian Social Responsibility Projects in 2021

Blog

CNH Industrial has a longstanding commitment to furthering sustainability in Brazil, not only in terms of the products it produces, but also more broadly in communities across the country. And 2021 is set to be a bumper year in terms of support: the Company has selected 31 projects which will receive some 4.2 million reais of funding.

Arcos Dorados in Brazil Is Serving up a New Sustainable Food Tray in Its Mcdonald's Restaurants

Summary: 

The new trays will be manufactured with UBQ™, a climate positive substitute to plastic.

Aligned to the company´s environmental strategy, the partnership with Israeli company UBQ Materials will contribute to a reduction in the use of plastics and greenhouse gas emissions.

Press Release

The new trays will be manufactured with UBQ™, a climate positive substitute to plastic.

Aligned to the company´s environmental strategy, the partnership with Israeli company UBQ Materials will contribute to a reduction in the use of plastics and greenhouse gas emissions.

Scientist Discovers New Bee Species on Bayer Partner Farm in Brazil

Summary: 
  • Its official name is Ceratina (Ceratinula) fioreseana, which is now one of 38 known bee species within the Ceratinula subgenus located throughout the Americas.
  • This new species does not live in colonies or produce honey, but it belongs to a group of important pollinators.
Press Release
  • Its official name is Ceratina (Ceratinula) fioreseana, which is now one of 38 known bee species within the Ceratinula subgenus located throughout the Americas.
  • This new species does not live in colonies or produce honey, but it belongs to a group of important pollinators.

CNH Industrial Wins Brazilian Innovation Award

Summary: 

"ConectarAGRO: connecting fields, machines and people" was the winning initiative at the conference of the National Association of Research and Development of Innovative Companies in Brazil

Press Release

"ConectarAGRO: connecting fields, machines and people" was the winning initiative at the conference of the National Association of Research and Development of Innovative Companies in Brazil

Cargo of Hope for Brazil

Blog

The IVECO Solidarity cargo initiative, now in its fifth year, served up another helping of Christmas cheer, with the additional help of Brazilian celebrity chef Batista. Watch this Christmas episode at: cnhindustrial.com/Christmas

CNH Industrial Is Recognized for Promoting Diversity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Blog

CNH Industrial has won the AB Diversity Award in Brazil for the second consecutive year. The award is conferred jointly by MHD Consultoria and Automotive Business, a Brazilian publishing house, that recognizes companies that have been working to promote diversity and inclusion. The winning companies stood out for the practices noted during the August Automotive Sector: Work and Sentiment, survey.

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