Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, December 2013, written by Carlos Terepins, CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Even Construtora e Incorporadora SA.

The reasoning that should propel environmental initiatives is the certainty that society is increasingly recognizing and rewarding companies imbued with true social and environmental duty and responsibility. This will be the major difference distinguishing your company from the competition in terms of results, attractiveness and respect. Financial success, even though it depends on other factors, will ensue naturally.