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Higher Education in Brazil from a systems perspective

 

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CBESP XI, 2018. photo: Olaf Brugman (c)

Investments in higher education are needed to increase access to higher education in Brazil, to accelerate technological innovation, and to combat widespread corruption. These are some key conclusions of the 11th Brazilian Conference on Private Higher Education (“CBESP XI”), convened by ABMES, the Brazilian Association of Organisations Maintaining Higher Education, held in June on the Island of Comandatuba, Brazil.

Green Bonds Need a Transformational Navigation Cockpit

On March the 6th, the Guildhall in London hosted Climate Bond Initiative’s Annual Climate Bond Conference. Over 600 participants representing green and climate bond issuers, investors, and underwriters discussed the current state and future of climate bonds. I participated in the event, among others as a panelist in a dialogue on defining green, which is investor shorthand for determining to what extent investments have clear and real-life environmental benefits that combat climate change. What could ‘defining green’ do for us?

Photo: Olaf Brugman, all rights reserved