Can society and corporations share the same perspective on sustainability? Should they?


Academic Profile

Paulo is a partner at a Brazilian sustainability consultancy (eternare) and a guest lecturer at the São Paulo Business School, of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo, where he delivers a course in Strategic Sustainable Development at MBA level. He has been senior advisor to the vice presidency at Raízen (a joint­ venture between Shell and Cosan in Brazil); and sustainable development director for Latin America at the BioAlcohol Fuel Foundation from Sweden. He has worked on biofuel production projects in Africa and helped pioneer sustainability criteria for the ethanol value chain between Brazil and Sweden. Still within the sustainability agenda, Paulo has also been a senior advisor at The Natural Step Brasil, a Swedish originated global charity focusing on sustainable development. He is a civil engineer by the Mauá Engineering School, with graduate specialisation in business administration by the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo, and a masters in strategic sustainable development by the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden. Paulo is now a Probationer Research Student at the University of Oxford, aiming at a doctoral degree.