Posted in: 01/24/2023
The World Economic Forum , in Davos, Switzerland, with the theme “Cooperation in a fragmented world” came to an end. The event took place from the 16th to the 20th of January and brought together more than 2,500 political leaders , economic experts and businesspeople from around the world to promote future-oriented solutions and to face urgent challenges in public-private cooperation.
Among the main topics discussed at the Forum, the supply chain, climate crises , the importance of collaboration in actions , innovation, war in Ukraine and technology, among others, stood out .
During the event, a new coalition of Ministers of Commerce on Climate was launched , which brought together more than 50 countries to boost international cooperation on climate, trade and sustainable development .
The Brazilian government was represented by the Minister of Finance, Fernando Haddad , and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Marina Silva . The participation of the Minister and the Minister draws attention to the fact that the Brazilian environmental agenda is related to the economic one .
Marina Silva also reinforced that she will seek financial resources for environmental preservation in Brazil, in line with the reopening of the Amazon Fund , financed by Germany and Norway. There are expectations of UK participation in the partnership.
Haddad, on the other hand , anticipated the importance of the tax reform , with the proposal to exempt the poorest strata from the income tax , demonstrating the expectation of rebalancing the Brazilian tax system – in addition to increasing the credit of Brazilian men and women and generating an appreciation of the minimum wage, allowing greater purchasing power .
The Governor of the State of São Paulo, Tarcísio Freitas , was also present at the Forum to present the Green Agenda and seek investors for the project. The Agenda is based on energy transition, green hydrogen and second-generation ethanol . In this way, the State would aim to strengthen the energy matrix of São Paulo, with approximately 60% of the share coming from renewable sources .
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