We are the voice of the business sector in the Sustainable Development agenda.

The Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) promotes sustainable development by conducting cutting-edge research, articulating with governments and civil society, sharing knowledge and providing innovative tools to inspire action by leaders in facing the main crises socio-environmental challenges we face today.

Thematic chambers and working groups

Discover the discussion forums formed by associated companies for research and development of projects focused on sustainable development.


Find out how different work fronts, organized into specific themes, contribute to accelerating the transition to a more sustainable business model.

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Join an influential alliance made up of more than 100 business groups that, since 1997, have been working towards one goal: to drive the transition to a truly sustainable future. By becoming a member, your company will join a vanguard initiative, where you will have the opportunity to directly contribute to the transformation towards a greener, cleaner, more inclusive economy that pays attention to human rights.

Join us now and make the difference the world needs.

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Sustainable development: what it is and objectives

Sustainable development is a path that aims to meet current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their demands. Its objectives include promoting economic prosperity, protecting the environment and social justice. To achieve these objectives, it is essential to adopt responsible practices and ensure the engagement of all areas. Sustainable development is crucial to ensuring a prosperous, resilient and just future for all.