ESG: Pathway to Inclusive Economic Development

Mar 12, 2022

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul is home to an exploding startup ecosystem. Governor Eduardo Leite, a leading voice from a new generation of Brazilian politicians, insists that government investment in startups be based on ESG metrics. In this interview, we’ll learn why Rio Grande do Sul is emphasizing ESG benchmarks for economic development and hear the Governor’s vision for the future of his state.

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Seth Garfield

The University of Texas at Austin

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Eduardo Leite

State of Rio Grande do Sul

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