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Monitoring BNDES Sustainability

Instituto de Energia e Meio Ambiente

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2020–August 31, 2022
  • Location Pinheiros, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus Brazil

About this grant

The Instituto de Energia e Meio Ambiente is a nonprofit Brazilian think tank focused on research, analysis and policy evaluation to contribute to socially and environmentally sustainable energy and transportation development and finance. Over the previous grant period, the grantee monitored thermoelectric power development and finance, and its impacts on climate and freshwater resources. Over this grant period, the grantee will continue its research and data gathering, build a community of practice and engage the Brazilian Development Bank to strengthen social and environmental safeguards for financing planned natural gas-powered thermoelectric expansion.