1. Capes: RioPlus Sustainability Statement

    The Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Post-Graduate Education (Capes) was established in 1951 as a foundation associated to the Ministry of Education to play the central role of expanding and consolidating graduate degree education in Brazil. In 2007, it also started to center its efforts towards bringing...
  2. Denso: RioPlus Sustainability Statement

    We place top priority on meticulously implementing initiatives to protect the environment. Corporations must conceptualize how a sustainable society would operate and make concerted efforts toward environmental preservation based on a long-term vision. To this end, DENSO aims to be a corporate group that contributes to the “creation of an advanced...
  3. Apex-Brazil: RioPlus Sustainability Statement

    The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) acts on two fronts in pursuit of sustainable development. On the national level, it encourages local enterprises and business associations to seek social and environmental business sustainability through the development of new technologies and innovative designs. On the international front, Apex-Brasil works to attract...
  4. Maringa: RioPlus Sustainability Statement

    Being the host of the Rio Plus conference, Brazil is at the focus of all discussions. As a continental size country, there is a huge complexity of ecossystems and a large diversity of cultures that contribute to the shaping of the nation. Maringa is a community that represents the new Brazil....
  5. Suzlon: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    Sustainable development captures the idea that economic development and environmental conservation can and should be compatible. Energy is undoubtedly the foremost need for economic prosperity; however, fuelling this development with renewable energy will bring us closer to our goal of sustainable development. At Suzlon sustainable development is a way of life....
  6. New Holland Agriculture: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    New Holland Agriculture – Your Sustainable Farming Partner As one of the world’s leading makers of agricultural machinery, New Holland Agriculture is well aware of its responsibility both toward farmers and growers, and toward the environmental impact of technology applied to farming. New Holland’s agricultural equipment is now designed and built to...
  7. Ecofrotas: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    Ecofrotas is the first Brazilian company to offer sustainable solutions in fleet management. Ecofrotas’ main goal is to assist customers to reduce their fuel and maintenance costs, along with their greenhouse gas emissions. Over 18% of Ecofrotas’ revenue is invested in innovation and sustainability.  For example, Ecofrotas is launching its first carbon...
  8. ThyssenKrupp: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    By Jürgen Claassen, ThyssenKrupp AG’s Board Member responsible for sustainability: At ThyssenKrupp sustainability is firmly embedded in our corporate mission and strategy programs. For us, sustainability means strengthening our ability to manage future challenges and to seize opportunities. It is therefore a key driver for innovation, which leads to the continuous improvement of...
  9. BT: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    By Niall Dunne, BT’s  Chief Sustainability Officer: BT exists to help our customers thrive in a changing world.  In a world where resources are increasingly constrained, that means connecting people and technology in a way that enables the systematic change necessary for us to live within natural limits of our one...
  10. Volvo: RioPlus Business Sustainability Statement

    Growing populations and further urbanization puts increasing demands on sustainable and efficient urban transport solutions. Such solutions must address traffic safety, reduce accidents and reduce congestion and emissions. Volvo Group is actively participating in the development of future transport solutions worldwide. Future transport solutions Efficient transport systems is crucial for economic and societal development....

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