A survey conducted by British Business Energy analysed data from 29 countries on energy companies around the world. The survey placed Brazil in second place in the renewable energy ranking. First place went to the United States.
Paraná has never exported as much soy as in the last harvest, the increase was almost 60%. From January-June 2020 the state exported 9.2 million tons of the grain, according to the port administration. According to analysts, in need of animal feed, the Chinese increased the demand for Brazilian grain.
Magazine Luiza has concluded a deal with GreenYellow to supply solar energy to 214 stores. The contract stipulates the delivery of 9307.1 MWh per year. The 214 stores will then operate 100% on sustainable energy. According to data from Absolar in June, 39.5% of the solar energy consumed in the Brazil already goes to the commerce and services sector.
The S&P rating agency downgraded Gol’s rating on the global scale from B- to CCC+, citing the company’s increased risk of failing to pay off a $300 million debt due in August. The agency also put the company’s rating on ‘under development,’ depending on the company’s ability to complete debt refinancing.
Marfrig announced the Marfrig Verde+ Plan, a project created in conjunction with the IDH (Sustainable Trade Initiative) that guarantees that the entire production chain of the company will be healthy and free of deforestation in ten years. The goal is to invest R$500 million ($100mm) in sustainability actions over the next decade.