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May 20 2021 10:00-12:00
Online

During the Covid-19 pandemic, an innovative financing programme is bringing together large corporations, high net worth individuals and retail investors to support small sustainable businesses in Brazil.

Trê – Investing with cause is a young organisation born in Brazil to foster a new economy, contributing to the healthy flow of money towards businesses and entrepreneurs aligned with chosen causes. We structure and operate creative financial solutions, using blended finance mechanisms accessible to both large and small investors, catalysing the role of every donor and investor for the transformation that we want to see in the world. Working for systemic socio-environmental-cultural causes, we operate through financial vehicles, platforms and business models in collaboration with financial institutions, companies, civil society organisations and development agencies.
Our first chosen cause was conscious and sustainable fashion1. In Brazil, we have the most extensive fashion production chain in the western world, from the production of natural fibres (Brazil is one of the five largest cotton producers), through spinning, weaving, designing and manufacturing of clothing, all the way up to trade production and large national retail chains.This is an industry, both globally and locally, with complex and conspicuous challenges around issues such as quality of life for workers, waste management, consumer identity and consumption patterns.
In August 2019 we structured our project, aiming to address some of these challenges. Our initial partners included C&A Foundation (now known as Lau

Trê – Investing with cause is a young organisation born in Brazil to foster a new economy, contributing to the healthy flow of money towards businesses and entrepreneurs aligned with chosen causes. We structure and operate creative financial solutions, using blended finance mechanisms accessible to both large and small investors, catalysing the role of every donor and investor for the transformation that we want to see in the world. Working for systemic socio-environmental-cultural causes, we operate through financial vehicles, platforms and business models in collaboration with financial institutions, companies, civil society organisations and development agencies.
Our first chosen cause was conscious and sustainable fashion1. In Brazil, we have the most extensive fashion production chain in the western world, from the production of natural fibres (Brazil is one of the five largest cotton producers).

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May 20 2021 10:00-12:00
Online

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