Petrobras announces that its Board of Directors has approved the 2013-2017 Business & Management Plan (2013-17 BP)
Petrobras Argentina announces that it was notified by the Civil and Commercial Court No. 2 of Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, regarding the interdiction of its refinery, located in this city. The company states that it has complied with all requirements of the competent authorities and operates in compliance with the environmental standards.
The richness, the diversity and the extent of the Amazon Forest impress mankind. It’s a sensation that grows stronger as we enter the heart of the jungle towards Petrobras’ Operations Base Pedro de Moura, in the region of Urucu.
Author of more than 20 research papers in the environmental area, coordinator of public plans for recycling and waste collection in Brazil and emissary of the United Nations in sustainability projects in Asia, Africa and Europe, Brazilian Sabetai Calderoni says there is still much to do in the economic reuse of waste. But he is optimistic. “We are going through a quiet revolution”, he believes.
Humanity’s technological and industrial development has brought an increasing accumulation of waste. Now, companies, governments and citizens look for ways to break that paradigm and reuse those materials, generating wealth from what was once viewed only as garbage.
Flying rivers – currents of air that carry water vapor from the Amazon Rainforest to the interior of Brazil – are being studied in a pioneer project that brings together adventure, science and education.
We have been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the sixth consecutive year. As the top-ranking global yardstick for sustainability, the DJSI scrutinizes the economic, social, and environmental performance of over 300 companies. The results for 2011 were announced on Thursday (9/8). This year’s listing consolidates our standing as one of the best managed companies in the world.
We and the Brazilian Committee of the World Energy Council promoted an international workshop on the role of fossil fuels in the low-carbon economy. Held in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, July 07, the event brought together over 100 experts and officials from Brazil and several countries, such as the United States, Italy, Norway, France and Argentina.
We topped the overall score in the study on sustainability that involved the main energy companies in Latin America. The ranking was compiled by Spanish consultancy firm Management & Excellence (M&E) in association with LatinFinance, an international publication specializing in the Latin American market.
“The automobile users do not realize the cost that they impose on the rest of society because of their decision to enter the traffic flow”, summarizes Luiz Carlos Ramos Paim, mechanical engineer and consultant specialized in transport from the Legislative Chamber of Brasilia. Fewer cars on the streets, the change in emphasis from individual transport to collective transport and solutions that benefit non-motorized movement are ideas that will impact on the collective – from the quality of life of motorists and pedestrians to the air that we breathe in large cities.