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How does deforestation impact land and agricultural prices?

Meeting with specialists discussed the preliminary results of a new study by Escolhas   Social conflicts, violence, biodiversity loss, reduced availability of ecosystem…

“Without a change of mindset in energy planning, we will not be rid of energy crises”

Escolhas and epbr event discussed the 20 years of the so-called blackout crisis; one of the highlights was the need for investment in…

Sustainable urban agriculture can help reverse the temperature increase in the São Paulo metropolitan region

Study conducted by the Instituto Escolhas shows that from 1985 to 2019, the metropolis became 1°C warmer On Thursday, June 10, the Instituto…

Banks have a fundamental role in decarbonizing the energy matrix

As is the case in the rest of the world, it is essential that the financial sector in Brazil develop mechanisms for evaluating…

INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH – Geová Alves: “We will show that the standing forest is capable of generating much more wealth than the destroyed one”

Geová Alves, president of the Association of Traditional Communities of Bailique (ACTB) talks about the potential for income generation and the challenges for…

Social tracking system, operations veto and risk matrix: learn about the Instituto Escolhas’ contributions to the Central Bank of Brazil’s public consultation

The Instituto Escolhas has already submitted its contributions on risk management and financial institutions’ social, environmental and climate responsibility policies as part of…

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The Instituto Escolhas is an organization that, through research, studies and analyses, seeks to identify the economic, social and environmental costs of public and private projects on themes such as energy, oceans, forests and urbanization.
(Escolhas means choices in Portuguese)

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