Twenty years after the Eco92, the city of Rio de Janeiro received again government officials and civil society leaders from different countries to discuss plans and actions for the future of the planet. We were called to develop the identity and tailor the expository content to the of the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro pavilion scenic environment, which introduced its visitors to the work done by their departments in the environmental, social, economic and cultural areas.
The environment seen from a different angle. This was the focus of unprecedented exhibition "Home" by the french photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, which had its première in Rio de Janeiro in April 2012. Through 130 large images, the exhibition took place in the Cinelândia Square, invited the public to admire the beauty and think about the fragility of our planet, proposing a reflection on their progress 20 years after the completion of "Eco 92" that triggered the photographer's work. We were responsible for the identity of the exhibition, the exhibition space adequacy, website and by book design published by Casa da Palavra – and all other supporting pieces. The exhibition went to various other cities and countries.
The Brazilian Cerrado has an area of approximately 203 million acres, the second largest biome in South America, occupying about 25% of the national territory. From the point of view of biological diversity, the Brazilian Cerrado is recognized as the richest savanna in the world, harboring a flora with more than 11,000 native plant species in its diverse ecosystems. We were called to create a graphic design that valued the species, the fragility, the nature, reinforcing the seriousness of the matter and the responsibility we all have in the making of solutions.
This publication was the result of a joint effort between FBDS and Lloyd's, of studies prepared by experts on the impacts of extreme weather events in Brazil. At its launch was held the seminar "Impacts of Extreme Climate Events in Brazil", which gathered in the Museum Environment, representatives of governments, experts, entrepreneurs and scientists for a discussion of the occurrence of extreme events and their potential impacts on the generation of energy, agriculture and major coastal cities.
The result of a partnership between FBDS and Sustainability, the project "Road to Credibility: A survey of sustainability reporting in Brazil" aims to analyze the quality of published reports, encourage Brazilian companies to improve their practices in reporting results and expose what global companies can learn through this practice. Sustainability is a British strategic business consulting firm, and independent research center that seeks to highlight the best practices in terms of sustainability reports from various sectors. We were asked to create the brand and the publication graphic design.
In 2009, much of the Brazilian productive sector was involved in the preparation to the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Denmark. FBDS prepared this series of four publications - first volume of the "Business Coalition for the Climate" - that presented initiatives in various sectors. We were responsible for the graphic design of these publications, in addition to the commitment letter carried out by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to be presented in Copenhagen.
FBDS - Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development is a nonprofit organization that differentiate it self with the articulated experience with the scientific community, international development agencies and national corporations. Since 2008 we are responsible for their "notebooks" publications that bring together analysis of the major sectors of the Brazilian economy and bring suggestions for actions and policies in the transition to a sustainable economy. The collection "Guidelines for a Green Economy in Brazil", is the second volume of the "Business Coalition for Climate" and brings a series of twelve publications.
This book is a product of the partnership with SESI-DN FBDS to bring together knowledge generated in two meetings in 2010. The topics discussed at these events were the challenges of Brazilian companies after COP-15 and inclusive business.
This publication presents the results of the second meeting of the Sustainable Series Seminars, held in the auditorium of AES Brazil, where they discussed the limiting factors to implementing the recommendations of the IPCC emission reduction as the Transportation Matrix, Electricity Generation and Amazon Deforestation . The speakers presented the world scene and focused on the brazilian pointing the obstacles and suggesting possible solution.
This publication presents the results of the first meeting of the Sustainable Seminar Series, held at the FBDS on April 28, 2008, where were held scientific, economic and political debates during the "Brazil's current positioning for the post-Kyoto negotiations." In this debate, researchers, entrepreneurs, governments and civil society speakers, enriched the discussions on climate change, global warming and proposed possible ways to overcome the problems caused by unsustainable development.
This publication, together with FBDS was made in order to assess the degree of maturity of sustainability management in SESI's partners companies, of different sizes and different states and federations. In this study, there are best practices carried out at companies, as well as the benefits perceived by its executives. We created the design project, print and call for action pieces.
The exhibition "20 years without Chico Mendes", devised by his daughter Elenira Mendes showed the history and trajectory of one of the greatest symbols of the struggle for the environment in Brazil. In 1988, in Xapurí in the State of Acre, the tapper was murdered for denouncing the Amazon rainforest deforestation. We were asked to develop the exposition brand, identity and applications in the exhibition space, housed by the Museum of the Environment, at the Botanical Gardens of Rio de Janeiro.
Visions of Earth - The human adventure of understanding the planet, presented several worldviews that emerged throughout history and that, somehow, returned to the discussion plate nowadays. The season in the Museum of the Environment (MUMA) - at the Botanical Gardens of Rio de Janeiro, housed a collection of the Native Brazilians Museum, Royal Portuguese Reading, Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences, the Amsterdam Sauer Museum and the Institute of Geosciences of UFRJ. Because it is an exhibition formatted to another space, the great challenge of this project was to adjust the language and the dimensions of the proposed expository to the MUMA.
Presented by Marcos Palmeira, the series reveals what is happening in the country and the ways Brazilians can face the consequences of climate change. Filmed in high definition, "Climate Voices" runs through the states of São Paulo, Ceará, Amazonas, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro to prove that global warming is a reality. We were invited by Pindorama Movies to create the identity and scenography of the program's launch night, held at Tom Jobim Theater, in the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro. Work in partnership with Mário Passos.