April 29, 2020 | São Paulo

Sustainable Business Summit

The Sustainable Business Summit in São Paulo will be rescheduled for fall of 2020. Please check this page for updates.

O Sustainable Business Summit em São Paulo será remarcado para o segundo semestre de 2020. Esta página será atualizada com mais detalhes em breve.

Bloomberg’s Sustainable Business Summit returns to Brazil for the second year, convening C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders in South America.

Bloomberg’s Sustainable Business Summit retorna ao Brasil pelo segundo ano seguido, reunindo executivos C-Level, investidores influentes e líderes inovadores da América do Sul.

Join us in São Paulo, Brazil for critical conversations about local and global issues in sustainable business and finance, including:

  • How leaders can foster a diverse and inclusive corporate culture
  • The importance of transparency in climate risk disclosure
  • How the public and private sectors can collaborate to build a circular economy
  • The impact of government policy on sustainable development
Junte-se a nós em São Paulo e venha discutir sobre os principais desafios locais e globais sobre negócios sustentáveis e finanças.
  • Como líderes podem promover uma cultura corporativa de diversidade e inclusão
  • A importância da transparência na divulgação de riscos climáticos
  • Como os setores público e privado podem colaborar para construir uma economia circular
  • O impacto da política do governo no desenvolvimento sustentável


Governador João Doria

Governador Estado de São Paulo

Fabio Alperowitch

Portfolio Manager FAMA Investimentos

Tasso Azevedo

Board Member The Rainforest Alliance

Denise Hills

Global Sustainability Director Natura

Carlos Massaru Takahashi

CEO of Brazil BlackRock

April 29 - Wednesday

8:00 am

Registration and Networking

8:30 am

Welcome Remarks

8:45 am

Leading a Sustainable Company

Sustainability is good business, but it takes commitment to make a business built for long term growth. A top CEO discusses why they’re invested in sustainability and the solutions they’ve discovered along the way.

9:10 am

Fighting Deforestation in the Amazon

Deforestation in the Amazon rose 85% in 2019 compared to the previous year. Tasso Azevedo shares valuable lessons he’s learned, and what can be done now to combat deforestation in the Amazon.


9:25 am

Using ESG to Generate Alpha

Investors are increasingly realizing the power of integrating ESG factors into their decision-making. Discover how asset managers are leveraging sustainable investing strategies to drive purpose and profits.


10:00 am

Networking Break

10:30 am

Advisory Board Spotlight: Feeding a Growing World

Agriculture plays a major role in the Brazilian economy, while also using a large amount of the country’s natural resources. How can technology improve agricultural productivity — and reduce waste — while limiting the impact on the environment?

11:00 am

BNEF Talk: Clean Energy Transition in Brazil

11:15 am

Beyond Shareholders

How can companies create impact beyond shareholders to benefit all stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers and communities? Top corporate executives share how they are generating financial returns while benefiting society.


11:45 am

Local Solutions for Global Impact

Sao Paulo is the industrial and economic powerhouse of Brazil, accounting for 33.9% of Brazilian GDP. The State’s Governor, João Doria discusses the sustainable solutions São Paulo is implementing to combat climate change.


12:25 pm

Closing Remarks

12:30 pm

Event Concludes

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Attendance at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit is by invitation only.

Please visit each city’s page to find out more about requesting an invitation.


Global Advisor

Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com.