Part of the large Brazilian companies have already understood the importance and relevance of ESG goals within organizations. Increasingly, environmental, social and governance issues become priorities with internal changes and even compensation programs for executives linked to the achievement of goals.
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that the mitigation measures needed to tackle climate change are urgent. The IPCC is a UN climate advisory body and was created in 1988 by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Meteorological Organization. Its objective is to monitor and disseminate relevant research related to climate change.
The low carbon economy is a project that proposes actions with the objective of reducing the impacts of the generation of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) on the environment. By encouraging a low carbon economy, countries are able to develop the economy, generate employment and invest in sustainability.
The energy generated from landfills contributes to a reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases, in addition to providing a correct and better disposal of organic waste. Landfills are the main resources used by government entities for disposal and treatment of solid waste produced by the population.
The Federal Government launched, in March 2022, <a href="https://www.gov.br/mma/pt-br/assuntos/climaozoniodesertificacao/MinutaProgramaMetanoZero.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">the zero methane program</a>. The objective of the project is to stimulate the transformation of gas, which is harmful to the greenhouse effect, into biofuel with financing from public banks.