Leadership and sustainability course

CEBDS and the University of Cambridge in September brought for the first time to Latin America the course Business & Sustainability Program of the University of Cambridge. Geared to business sector leaders, the course has the purpose of engaging leadership and make it aware of the strategic implications of the risks and opportunities of sustainability for business and the value of the companies. The first edition of the course, which included seminars by professionals such as Fábio Barbosa (CEO of the Abril Group), Fábio Feldman (sustainability consultant) and Philippe Joubert (WBCSD senior advisor) was attended by 28 professionals from 27 companies such as Votorantim, Itaú, Ambev and Braskem. The most represented sector in the course held in Brazil was the electrical sector comprising 25% of those present.