LOW CARBON BUSINESS
ACTION IN BRAZIL

Supporting the transition of Small and Medium-sized
Enterprises (SMEs) to the low carbon economy

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LOW CARBON BUSINESS ACTION IN BRAZIL

The project Low Carbon Business Action is a European-funded initiative that aims at engaging Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) from Brazil and from 28 Member States in Europe promoting the exchange of innovative experiences, supporting companies into their transition to low carbon technologies and resource efficient processes within the Action’s target sub-sectors and related areas, which mostly contribute to the Brazilian emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG)


OBJECTIVES


Promote the sustainable transition of SMEs to low carbon technologies and resource-efficient processes

Internationalize EU SMEs and support innovation, competitiveness and environment and economic sustainability of local counterparts

Support national low carbon emission strategies for tackling climate change

Expand emerging companies and create new ones in the low carbon technology sector, including equipment producers and service providers

LOW CARBON BUSINESS ACTION IN BRAZIL FOCUS SECTORS

Some sectors are responsible for the major part of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions in Brazil.
Many European companies have innovated in the development of environment-friendly technology, green solutions and processes.
Low Carbon Business Action in Brazil fosters the competitiveness and sustainability of Brazilian SMEs in the following areas:



AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY ACTIVITIES



RENEWABLE ENERGY



INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES



WASTE MANAGEMENT & BIOGAS



ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY

INSTITUTIONAL NETWORK

Low Carbon Business Action in Brazil is implemented with the support of Brazilian and EU institutions that form its Project Steering Committee.

Other organizations, business intermediaries and sector representations may also register as partners and benefit from the Action.





EU Partner Programmes