Region

Latin America and the Caribbean

Innovar juntos - estrategia de fomento de los nuevos modelos de economía social e inclusiva a nivel internacional (Gobierno de Francia)

En los países del sur, los modos de desarrollo actuales debilitan el entorno social y ecológico. La pobreza, la exclusión, el trabajo precario, la sobreexplotación de los recursos naturales y la contaminación constituyen amenazas a la esperanza de una vida digna para cientos de millones de personas y ponen en peligro el futuro del planeta. Por ello, es urgente «actuar de otro modo».

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Innover Ensemble - Stratégie de promotion des nouveaux modelés de l’économie sociale et inclusive à l’international (Gouvernement de la France)

Dans les pays du Sud, les modes de développement actuels fragilisent l’environnement social et écologique. La pauvreté, l’exclusion, le travail précaire, la surexploitation des ressources

naturelles et la pollution sont autant de menaces qui compromettent tout espoir de vie décente pour des centaines de millions de personnes et mettent en péril l’avenir de la planète. Il est

donc urgent d’« agir autrement ». 

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Innovating Together - Promotion Strategy for New Social and Inclusive Economy Models Abroad (Government of France)

Background

In developing countries, current development models weaken the social and ecological environment. Poverty, exclusion, insecure employment, overexploitation of natural resources and pollution are all threats that compromise any hope of a earning a reasonable standard of living for hundreds of millions of people and put the future of our planet in danger. We urgently need to “act differently”. 

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Company case study – Brazil – Energisa Paraíba

Executive Summary

The mission of Energisa Paraiba is to transform energy into comfort and development, by offering its customers energy and social solutions (ENERGISA, 2015). Located in Paraiba state’s capital João Pessoa, the company focuses its efforts on engaging with vulnerable communities into economic development initiatives that promote income generation and employment.

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Company case study – Brazil – Beraca

The socio-biodiversity program was created by Beraca in 2000. It covers the Personal Care sector, the biodiversity natural products of the food ingredients, animal nutrition and health sectors. The program purchases inputs – fruits and seeds used in the final products – from communities whose economic activity is based on the extraction industry.

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Company case study – Brazil – Banco do Brazil

Banco do Brazil (BB) is a Brazilian financial institution with expressive performance in promoting economic and sustainable development. It assists more than 25 million customers in Brazil and abroad. BB’s main objective is to contribute to social development aligned with public policies and the demands of the society.

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Company case study – Brazil – AEGEA Saneamento e Participações S.A.

AEGEA Saneamento e Participações S.A. (AEGEA) is the third greatest water sewage service provider in Brazil, a country with serious problems in terms of sanitation and where significant part of the population has no access to basic services yet.

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G20 Inclusive Business Report for the 2016 Summit