Call for case studies on investments for sustainable development in Brazil | A Big Push for Sustainability in Brazil
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), through its Office in Brazil, invites researchers, private sector professionals, entrepreneurs, representatives of civil society, policymakers and civil servants to submit case studies impact investments for sustainable development in Brazil, which will be part of the "Big Push for Sustainability in Brazil" project.
In simple terms, the "Big Push for Sustainability" represents an approach to analyze the articulation and coordination of public, corporate and community policies, national, regional and local, sectoral, tax, regulatory, fiscal, financing, innovation, training, etc.) that leverage investments (national and foreign) to produce a virtuous cycle of economic growth, generating employment and income, reducing inequalities and structural gaps and promoting environmental, social and economic sustainability.
ECLAC developed the basic conceptual and analytical contours of the "Big Push for Sustainability"
At the present moment, ECLAC would like to know the cases of impact investments for sustainable development in Brazil. From these, the opportunities and challenges for a "Big Push for Sustainability" in the country will become clearer.
Experiences and examples of actions, measures, plans, strategies, programs, policies, etc. that help to boost a set of investments destined to give greater socioeconomic and environmental sustainability to the prevailing local, regional or national development path will be understood as case studies of the "Big Push for Sustainability". To be eligible, case studies should be able to report at least one indicator of each dimension of sustainable development (economic, social and environmental) detailed in the rules of this call.
All studies considered eligible as case of "Big Push for Sustainability in Brazil" will be part of a repository. Selected most transformative case studies will be recognized and will compose a publication, to be presented in parallel to the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25 of the UNFCCC) in Santiago, Chile, in December this year. This selection of the most impactful case studies aims at giving visibility and opportunity to showcase the experiences and initiatives that have generated concrete results towards the sustainability of development.
The case studies must be sent by 11/08/2019 to the e-mail address CEPAL.Brasilia@cepal.org with the following title "Big Push Case Study for Sustainability - [title of the case study]". It is requested that the case studies be presented in summary form, between 4 thousand and 6 thousand words, for purposes of consideration for publication. Only case studies in Portuguese will be accepted. The rules of the call must be observed.
Check the rules of this call on the following link: