Brazil's Council for Sustainable Market Development (Conselho Brasileiro para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Mercado)
September 2nd was the inaugural meeting of Brazil's Council for Sustainable Market Development. Jointly convened by the Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) and the Climate Bonds Initiative, the council will develop and promote policy and market mechanisms to catalyse a robust pipeline of opportunities for green investments in Brazil.
The Council brings together high level representatives from Brazil’s pension funds, public and private banks, insurance companies, local market institutions and key industrial sectors. The initial meeting took place in São Paulo, with the first order of business to set broad objectives and a timetable for future meetings.