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  • 13Nov 2015

    Drivers of Change Water launches

    “The Future of Urban Water,” a conference focused on water management in Brazil, was held in São Paulo from 11–12 November. Organised in collaboration with Insper and Arq.Futuro, the seminar explored some of the key trends and issues shaping the future of water globally as Brazil grapples with water scarcity.

  • 20Oct 2015

    Study informs LATAM Airlines Group analysis

    LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Latin America, presented their airport infrastructure analysis on 15 October to the State Departments of the three states involved, as well as to federal officials from Brazil’s Department for Civil Aviation and National Civil Aviation Agency.

  • 26Aug 2015

    Fortune’s first “Change the World” list features Arup

    Fortune has compiled a list of 51 global companies that have affected major social or environmental concerns in a positive way by integrating them into their competitive strategy. Ranked alongside some of the world’s best known corporations, Arup is the only firm included from the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.

  • 20Jul 2015

    São Paulo will launch guide to PPPs

    The São Paulo state government was selected to receive resources from the Prosperity Fund, a UK programme aimed at contributing to the development of the economy in developing countries. The £216,000 prize will finance the development of the SP Infra project, a guide on the best international practices of hiring and managing large infrastructure projects, particularly through public-private partnerships (PPPs).