Founder and Business Development Director @ Práxis Socioambiental  (2006 - 2017)

Founded Praxis Socioambiental  to develop social impact, environmental, CSR and sustainability solutions for public, private & non-profit organizations in Brazil.

  • Business development (including client acquisition, pricing, negotiation and P&L).

  • Strategic planning and key clients/partners management from executives and local governments to small farmers, natives, women and youth groups in low income communities.

  • Consulting for multinational companies in the steel industry, real estate, energy, housing, infra-structure development and foundations to implement sustainable supply chain programs, local community development enterprises and social impact projects.

  • Implemented local programs to create learning opportunities and income for vulnerable communities in several regions of Brazil.

  • Responsible for project management, conflict mediation and community building in the field in the first 5 years of the business.

  • Yearly revenue around $200K (50% growth in the past 3 years). 

  • 20,000 people directly impacted with initiatives that improve income, environment and life quality.

  • Certified as a B Corporation in 2016 (only 60 companies in Brazil are certified).

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