Specialists discuss the role of the banks in sustainable development

To be discussed: the challenges of legal, institutional and operational cooperation in funding for sustainable development

At an event to be held by Conectas Human Rights and the Law School at USP (University of Sao Paulo) the socioenvironmental responsibility of development banks and private banks in funding large infrastructure building works, will be discussed.

There will be specialists in Law, Economics and Business who will talk about the challenges of legal, institutional and operational cooperation in funding sustainable development.

The following people will be participating in the event: Camila Villard Duran, Professor of Philosophy and General Theory of Law (FD-USP), Rogério Studart,  Former Director for Brazil at the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, Sergio Suchodolski, President of the Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais, Julia Cortez da Cunha Cruz, Consultant on the Development and Socioenvironmental Rights Programme at Conectas Human Rights, Caio de Souza Borges, Doctoral Student at the USP Law School and Claudia Politanski, Vice-President at Itaú Unibanco and leader in the areas of People, Law, Ombudsmanship, Government and Institutional Relations, Corporate Communication and Marketing.

The event is free and open to the public via prior registration. There are limited places.


  • Event: The Future of Sustainable Development: the role of the development banks and the private sector
  • When: 7 August 2019 from 9am to 11.30am
  • Where: USP Law School – São Paulo (SP)
  • Registration: https://www.even3.com.br/futurododesenvolvimento/ (limited places)

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