Time: 10:00 to 11:00
The Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) will be holding the XIV Diplomatic Briefing video conference, on Friday, September 18, 2020, from 10 am to 11 am.
In this edition, the following topics were addressed: Environment and Competitiveness Ranking 2019-2020.
The event is the main mechanism of interaction between the diplomatic corps residing in Brasilia and the CNI.
The Diplomatic Briefing is for members of the diplomatic community only and english simultaneous interpretation will be available.
|10:00 - 10:05||Opening Remarks - Carlos Eduardo Abijaodi, Director of Industrial Development, CNI|
|10:05 - 10:30||Environment and Sustainability Strategies aimed at increasing Brazilian industrial competitiveness - Davi Bomtempo, Executive Manager for Environment and Sustainability, CNI|
|10:30 - 10:50||Brazil’s Competitiveness Challenge - Renato da Fonseca, Executive Manager of Economy|
|10:50 - 11:00||Q & A|
|11:00 - 11:05||Adjournment|
Carlos Eduardo Abijaodi
Director of Industrial Development – CNI
Abijaodi holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and a post-graduate degree in Economic Engineering from the Institute of Economic Administration (INEA), both in Brazil.
Prior to joining CNI, Abijaodi was the Director for Entrepreneurial Development at the Federation of Industries of the State of Minas Gerais (FIEMG), where he was in charge of the tax, economic, international and environmental areas. Before that, he was the Head of the International Business Center at FIEMG, where he was actively involved in the promotion of SMEs internationalization, in the development of international business cooperation, in monitoring the Brazilian trade negotiations with different countries and in the promotion of trade and foreign investments in the state of Minas Gerais.
As an Engineer, Abijaodi was the International Director for Andrade Gutierrez Group in Africa and the Middle East.
Economist with a master's degree in Public Administration - Public Policy (EBAPE / FGV-RJ). He has been with the National Confederation of Industry since 2005 and is currently an executive manager of Environment and Sustainability. Leads agendas for water resources, biodiversity, environmental licensing, forests, solid waste, climate change, sustainable production and consumption, and Sustainable Development Goals. He is CNI’s Executive Secretary of the Thematic Council on Environment and Sustainability and represents the Confederation in other environmental forums.
Renato da Fonseca
Executive Manager of Economics - CNI
PhD in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and Executive Manager of Economics at the National Confederation of Industry - Brazil.
Coordinates the elaboration of CNI's proposals to face the economic crisis generated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the proposals for the resumption of economic growth. Responsible for the evaluation and formulation of economic policy proposals, for monitoring the evolution of the Brazilian economy and the country's competitive performance and for the elaboration of the CNI Economic Indicators.
Former professor of economics at Candido Mendes University and the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.