CEBDS agenda at COP26

November 3rd – Wednesday – Finance

> Side event: The relevance of the business sector in strengthening global climate actions

Location:  Brazil Climate Action Hub (Blue Zone, Hall 4, entrance 4B – Pavilion 42)
Time:  from 2 pm to 5 pm (Glasgow time)
Organization:  CEBDS, in partnership with Instituto Clima e Sociedade

CEBDS holds one of the Hub’s main events in partnership with the Climate and Society Institute. Face-to-face access is free and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The event will be broadcast live HERE .

Panel 1: Role of the business sector in achieving climate neutrality – 2 pm to 3 pm
Marina Grossi, CEO – CEBDS
Gilberto Tomazoni, CEO – JBS
Marcelo Behar, Vice President of Sustainability and Corporate Affairs – Natura &Co
Erasmo Carlos Battistella, Presidente e CEO – BSBIOS Indústria e Comércio de Biodiesel Sul Brasil S/A

Panel 2 : Moving the Trillions: Aligning Finance and Public Policy for Decarbonization – 3pm to 4pm
Karl Vella, Climate Policy Director, We Mean Business
Bruno Aranha, Credit Director Productive and Social and Environmental – BNDES
Grazielle Parenti, Vice President of Institutional Relations, Reputation and Sustainability – BRF
Rafael Gersely, Specialist in Sustainable Finance – Sitawi
José Pugas, Partner & Head of ESG and Agribusiness at JGP Credit

Panel 3: New forms of climate finance : Tools, Opportunities and Innovation to Unlock the New Economy – 4 pm to 5 pm
Sean Kidney, CEO – Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)
Marcelo Pasquini, Executive Superintendent of Sustainability – Bradesco
Eduardo Bastos, Director of Sustainability – Bayer Latin America
Vivian Macknight, Climate Change Manager – Vale
Daniel Contrucci, Executive Director – Climate Ventures

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> Side event: WBCSD Business Manifesto for Climate Action Launch

Venue: Business Pavilion – The Climate Pledge Theatre, Hall 5
Hours:  4pm – 6pm (Glasgow time)
Organization:  WBCSD

The WBCSD Business Manifesto for Climate Action represents the ambitions and collective actions of our members in a Global Action Plan . The session, with the participation of Marina Grossi, president of CEBDS, will provide an overview of the Manifesto and the role of companies in promoting climate recovery. The meeting will be led by CEOs of key WBCSD members who are taking global leadership steps in many of the areas of action and will show how businesses can drive real change.

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November 4th – Thursday – Energy

> Side event: Climate and development: visions for Brazil 2030

Location: Brazil Climate Action Hub
Time: 4pm to 6pm (Glasgow time)
Organization: Climate and Development Initiative: Visions for Brazil 2030

The event will present at the Brasil Hub visions for an ambitious future of decarbonization for Brazil, aiming at carbon neutrality until 2050 and ambitious goals for 2030. Participants will debate a new development model for the country that will have as central axes decarbonization, fair transition and the reduction of inequalities, and the reduction of deforestation.

Members of the Political and Technical Committees that make up the initiative will participate in different debate tables, including governors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, indigenous and peripheral leaders, among other key actors for the success of this transition.

Ana Toni – Instituto Clima e Sociedade
Emílio La Rovere – COPPE- UFRJ
Izabella Teixeira – Co-Chair IRP/UNEP
Joenia Wapichana – Federal Deputy
Marcelo Rocha – Fridays For Future
Marina Grossi – CEBDS
Natalie Unterstell – Instituto Talanoa
Renato Casagrande – Governor of Espírito Santo

The event will be broadcast live HERE . 

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> Side event: Brazilian Investment Roundtable

Location: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Time: 6pm to 7pm (Glasgow time)
Organization: British Government

Closed dialogue to launch the SMI-Brazil Race to Zero Investment Forum. Regional Brazilian politicians will talk about their leadership in making net zero commitments and the types of infrastructure and natural capital investments that they are seeking to attract. Leading investors will be present as well as representatives of the High-Level Climate Champions.

The meeting will be private.

November 5th – Friday – Youth and Public Empowerment

> Side event: 3rd GAUC Graduate Forum Building Capacity for Carbon Finance

Location: Blue Zone – Hall 4 – CHINA CORPORATE PAVILION
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Glasgow time) 
Organization: China Brazil Center for Climate Change and Energy Technology Innovation (China Brazil Center) and Intelligent Construction Solutions Living Lab (LCICOPPE/UFRJ) 

Marina Grossi, president of CEBDS participates in the event that will debate, within the scope of the III GAUC Postgraduate Forum, Training in Carbon Financing, how we can identify, question and critically analyze the options to be pursued for low-carbon development.

The forum will be hosted by the deputy director of Coppe/UFRJ and director of the China-Brazil Center for Climate Change and Innovative Technologies for Energy, professor Suzana Kahn; and, in addition to CEBDS, the former minister for the environment, Izabella Teixeira, from the Brazilian Center for International Relations (Cebri), will also participate; and Professor Zhou Jian of Tsinghua University.

More information HERE


> Side event: A roadmap for a sustainable Amazon: From deforestation-driven to a socially inclusive and green economy

Online event

Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Glasgo time)
Organization: Foundation for Amazon Sustainability (FAS)

Marina Grossi, president of CEBDS participates in the panel “From ESG Integration to Impact Investing: Climate Risk and Ways to Align Business Strategies with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.” The purpose of this debate is to discuss the main risks and opportunities of climate finance, aligning ESG strategies with effective and impactful projects supported by the private sector.

The event will be broadcast LIVE on the Foundation’s YouTube channel Sustainable Amazon

November 7th – Sunday

> Side event: Natura &Co GLF Event – Amazonia Is the Way to Our Future: Business as a Force for Good

Location: University of Glasgow
Time: 9 am to 10:30 am
Organization:  Natura &Co

Debate on the importance of the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework, not only for an agreement on nature, but also for the Paris Agreement. This meeting will also examine what we can do to protect the Amazon and prevent it from reaching its tipping point.

Marina Grossi, CEBDS President
Roberto Waack, President Concertation for the Amazon
Tasso Azevedo, MapBiomas Coordinator, Brazilian Forest Service
Karen Oliveira, External Affairs Manager – The Nature Conservancy Brazil
Samela Awiá, Indigenous Environmental Activist
Lucy Coast, Communications Director Business for Nature

Moderation: Andrea Alvares, Chief Brand, Innovation, International and Sustainability Officer Natura

More information HERE

> Meeting: Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment 

Time: 12:00 to 13:00 (Glasgow time)
Organization: The Government of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI)

Meeting between the Minister of Climate and Environment Espen Barth Eide and representatives of civil society in Brazil, to debate climate and forests, challenges and opportunities. 
Brazil is a central partner of NICFI and Norway.

Private meeting.

> Side event: Roundtable: From rhetoric to reality: Funding climate in Latin America

Location: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde – 99 George St, Glasgow G1 1RD, Conference Room 9
Hours: 4 pm to 6 pm
Organization: The Climate Group

The members of the Latin American subnational government of the Under2 Coalition have demonstrated their ambition by moving forward with goals zero liquids, decarbonization pathways and international engagement. The Climate Group, as Coalition Under2 Secretariat, has reserved a space at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, to take advantage of COP26 to advance the climate action and financing agenda of Latin American states and regions.

Event for guests

November 8th – Monday – Adaptation, loss and damage

> Side event: Business Climate Leadership in Brazil

Location: Business Pavillon – The Climate Pledge Theatre, Hall 5
Time:  4 pm to 5 pm (Glasgow time)
Organization:  CEBDS in partnership with We Mean Business and WBCSD

CEBDS holds a panel that will discuss the importance of the private sector, how it stands on the climate agenda and how the articulation of actions and dialogue between companies is carried out and sustained so that this agenda becomes robust and broad. To demonstrate how this occurs and resonates, the event will feature actors relevant to the Brazilian private sector and also in an international context.

The debate, moderated by Marina Grossi, president of CEBDS, includes the participation of:

Peter Bakker, CEO – WBCSD;
Sophie Punte, Managing Director of Policy – We Mean Business Coalition;
Andrea Álvares, Chief Brand, Innovation, International and Sustainability Officer – Natura.

The event will be broadcast live HERE 

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> Side event: WBCSD Reception and C-Suite Dinner at COP26

Location:  Goals House – Glasgow
Organization:  WBCSD, in partnership with Natura &Co and Arcadis

This is an invitation-only event. The dinner will bring together a select group of CEOs, CFOs and impactful climate leaders to talk about positive climate action for nature that contributes to mid-century climate recovery.

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November 9th – Tuesday – Gender, Science and Innovation

> Side event: Science-based goals: the role of subnational governments and Brazilian non-state actors in the implementation of the Paris Agreement

Location:  Brazil Climate Action Hub
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm (Glasgow time)
Organization: Climate Business Initiative (IEC) in partnership with C40 and IPAM 

What do science-based climate goals mean for different sectors? This panel intends to answer that question and explain why these are key strategies for a virtuous cycle of net-zero ambition. Representatives from sub-national governments, businesses and other organizations will discuss their experiences in implementing targets in the land use change, industrial and energy & transport sectors. They will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with different levels of maturity and situations, so that they understand the importance of joining forces to campaign Race to Zero (RTZ) and the other alliances that seek global net-zero to maximum in 2050.

The event will be broadcast live HERE 

Alberto Carillo Pineda, Executive Director and founder of the Science Based Targets Initiative;
Ilan Cuperstein, deputy regional director for Latin America for the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Network;
Inamara Melo, Coordinator of the Climate CT of the Brazilian Association of State Environmental Entities and Executive Secretary for the Environment and Sustainability of Pernambuco.

Panel 1: Goals Based on Science and Land Use (2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
Moderation: André Guimarães – IPAM.
Helder Barbalho, Governor of Pará;
Andrea Alvares, Chief Brand, Innovation, International and Sustainability Officer – Natura;
Lucia Rodrigues, Philanthropy Leader – Microsoft Brazil.

Panel 2: Targets Based on Science and Industry(3 pm to 4 pm)
Moderation: Natália Renteria, Climate Manager – CEBDS.
Oswaldo Lucon, Climate Change Advisor at the Infrastructure and Environment Secretariat (SIMA) of the São Paulo government;
Marcelo Calero, Municipal Secretary of Government and Public Integrity for the city of Rio de Janeiro;
Francisco Razzolini, Director of Industrial Technology, Innovation, Sustainability and Projects at Klabin;
Taise Beduschi, Sustainability Manager for the Malwee Group.

Panel 3: Targets Based on Science and Energy & Transport (4pm to 5pm)
José Bertotti, Secretary of Environment and Sustainability of Pernambuco;
Marta Suplicy, Municipal Secretary for International Relations of the city of São Paulo.

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>Side event: Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action

Location:  The SSE Hydro (Blue Zone) – Action Room 1
Hours:  11:30 am to 2:30 pm (Glasgow time)
Organization: WBCSD

Based on the Industry Action Paths developed by the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action, the Action Event Industry will build on the strong momentum demonstrated by industry participants towards a greater ambition to deliver zero net by 2050 and build industry resilience to the impacts of climate change.

The session will highlight the role of key enablers such as finance, technology and ambitious policies to help accelerate systems transformation. It will explore how key industries are critical financial levers, as well as new technological innovations to drive needed change. Key representatives will also outline the key policy levers needed to support and drive further industry ambition and action for transformation.

Participating in the debate are:
Shari Friedman, Managing Director, Climate and Sustainability, IFC
Marina Grossi, President CEBDS
Hervé Duteil – Head of Sustainability, BNP Paribas Americas
Alistair Domer, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Hitachi, Ltd.
Sriya Sundaresan Co-CEO, Transition Zero

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November 10th – Wednesday – Transportation

>Side event: Nature-based solutions as a lever to solve the climate crisis

Location:  Brazil Climate Action Hub
Time:  9:45 am to 11:00 am (Glasgow time)
Organization:  CEBDS, in partnership with iCS

Nature-based solutions are a convergence point between two of the greatest emergencies for humanity in the 21st century: climate change and the biodiversity crisis. This panel will explore the challenges and opportunities on the agenda and how the business sector can incorporate these variables and be an important pioneering agent of this new reality.

The event will be broadcast live HERE 

– Valerie Kapos, Head of Programme, Climate Change and Biodiversity – UN Environment Program World Conservation Monitoring Center (UNEP WCMC);
– Cristina Gil, Suzano Executive Director of Sustainability;
– Teresa Vernaglia, CEO of BRK Ambiental;
– Alessandra Fajardo, Agricultural Policy and Stakeholder Relations Director at Bayer;
– Henrique Luz, Technical Coordinator CEBDS.

Moderated by
Chris Buss, Deputy Director of the IUCN Global Forest and Climate Change Programme.

> Side event: Natura & CEBDSLocation:  Barras Arts & Design (Glasgow)

Hours:  17:00 to 18:30 (Glasgow time)
Organization:  Natura and CEBDS

This is an invitation-only event. CEBDS and Natura & Co invite leaders for a conversation about the actions of the Brazilian private sector to achieve Climate Neutrality in Brazil during COP 26 in Glasgow.

November 11 – Thursday – Cities, regions and built environments

> Side event: Climate neutrality in Brazil: an end to deforestation in the Amazon and action by the business sector

Location:   Blue Zone, C – Side events – Event rooms Derwentwater/ Room 4
Time:  from 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Glasgow time)
Organization: CEBDS, in partnership with IPAM

The CEBDS event is part of the Conference program. The purpose of the panel is to show the actions of Brazilian companies in the mobilization to achieve the climate neutrality agenda and net goals of zero emissions by 2050. 

Marina Grossi (CEBDS)
André Guimarães (IPAM)
Helder Barbalho (State Governor of Pará)
Marcello Britto (ABAG)
Gabriela Savian (IPAM)
Cristiano Oliveira (Suzano)
Alessandra Fajardo (Bayer)

The event will be broadcast live here




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