General Resources

Proven business models are available to increase production yield and farmer incomes while avoiding further biodiversity loss, water, climate and social impacts. Here you can find studies that review the land-use dynamics in these biomes, DCF soy and cattle proven business cases and production models, industry analysis, and the role of finance.


Amazon, Cerrado, Chaco

Publications - Banking beyond Deforestation

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has published a new report detailing how the banking industry can contribute to halting and reversing deforestation.

Amazon, Cerrado

Publications - Incorporando a Sustentabilidade no Setor Financeiro no Brasil

In an initiative led by the Sustainable Brazilian Finances (FiBRas) project, a partnership of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the Brazilian Ministry of Econom...

Amazon, Cerrado

Publications - Rural Credit Policy in Brazil: Agriculture, Environmental Protection, and Economic Development

In this report, researchers from Climate Policy Initiative/Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (CPI/PUC-Rio) provide an in-depth analysis of Brazilian rural credit policy and discuss c...

Amazon, Cerrado

Business Cases - Bain

Brazil’s beef industry must increase transparency across the supply chain, offering better visibility into the origins of its cattle and, most important, ensuring that production is not linked to d...

Amazon, Cerrado, Chaco

Publications - How financial institutions are exposed to deforestation risks

Financial institutions are exposed to deforestation risks via their loans and investments in companies that produce, trade or use soft commodities, including soy, beef and palm oil. This encompasse...


Publications - Causas e impactos de la deforestación de los bosques nativos de Argentina y propuestas de desarrollo alternativas

The report reveals socioeconomic characteristics of the population living in Argentine native forests, studies the situational framework in the context of the current Forest Law, analyzes the evolu...

Amazon, Cerrado

Publications - O Mercado Emergente de Finanças Verdes no Brasil

"A relevant result of the research is the mismatch between the sustainability discourse declared by the financial institutions and their actions to implement a Social and Environmental Responsibili...

Amazon, Cerrado

Business Cases - Liga do Araguaia

"Support and encourage the adoption of sustainable intensification practices in beef cattle raising from the recovery of degraded pastures and the reduction of pressure to open new areas;


Amazon, Cerrado

Publications - Guia de Ferramentas de Apoio à Gestão de Riscos Climáticos

The “Climate Risk Management Support Tools Guide”, produced by the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN), with the technical support of SITAWI, recommends a series of actions that the Brazilian...

Amazon, Cerrado

Publications - Acompanhamento da implementação do Roadmap TCFD/FSB pelo setor bancário brasileiro

The publication “Monitoring the implementation of the TCFD/FSB Roadmap by the Brazilian banking sector”, produced by the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN), with the technical support of SITA...

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