Energy Transition and ESG

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
Expo Center Norte
Cantareira 3-5 (2nd floor)

One of the main points of discussion in the world today is the energy transition, which is paving the way for a future where consumers begin to consider ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) actions as a differential. But how is this movement happening in Brazil?

03:30 pm - 05:00 pmPanel: Energy Transition and ESG

Carina Vitral


Ministry of Finance

Sandro Ramos

ESG Manager

Atlas Renewable Energy

Camila Ramos


CELA - Clean Energy Latin America

Carla Primavera

Superintendent of Energy and Climate Transition

BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank



Camila Ramos, CELA - Clean Energy Latin America



Camila Ramos has 20 years of experience in the Latin American renewable energy sector. She is founder and CEO of CELA Clean Energy Latin America, supporting clients in developing investment projects in renewable energy (solar, green hydrogen, wind and energy storage) in Latin America including: fundraising, project finance, market intelligence, policy and legal framework analysis and M&A. Camila is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Vice-President of Investments and Green Hydrogen at the ABSOLAR (Brazilian PV Association) and member of the Board of FIESP (Coinfra - Federation of Industry of the State of São Paulo). She has a BSc. and MSc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to founding CELA, Camila served as Brazil Country Manager and Head of Latin America Research and Analysis for Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), responsible for the company's operations and team in the Latin America and Caribbean region. She also served as Marketing and Communications Manager for ERB - Energias Renovaveis do Brasil, a Brazilian renewable energy company that substitutes fossil fuel for renewable energy at large industrial clients, as Research Coordinator for Infinity-Bio Energy, a Brazil-based bioenergy company and as Senior Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Carina Vitral, Ministry of Finance



Carina Vitral is an advisor to the Ministry of Finance, an economist from PUC-SP and a master's student in Public Policy and Government at FGV. She was president of the National Union of Students and an advisor to the Social Economic Development Council of the Presidency of the Republic.


Sandro Ramos, Atlas Renewable Energy

ESG Manager


Sandro Ramos lidera a Atlas na condução de projetos renováveis em conformidade com as melhores práticas internacionais de Environmental & Social. Como ESG Manager, atua na gestão de todo portfolio brasileiro, que conta com +1.2GW em operação e +1.3GW em construção. Toda sua carreira tem sido focada no setor elétrico, e neste tempo tem apoiado as empresas a melhor enxergar o território onde estão inseridas para, então, torná-lo melhor. Marido da Luíza e pai da Laura e da Catarina, em seu tempo livre, curte estar com a família.


Carla Primavera, BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank

Superintendent of Energy and Climate Transition


Superintendent of Energy Transition and Climate, BNDES Carla Primavera began her career at Esso Brasileira de Petróleo, and joined the BNDES in BNDES in 2000. Since June 2016, she has been Superintendent of the BNDES Energy Area, responsible for leading teams that structure financing for projects in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, gas and oil, as well as the institutional representation of this area to public and private institutions. He has Head of the Bank's Infrastructure Legal Department, leading legal teams and legal teams, responsible for analyzing regulatory, contractual, financial and environmental aspects of projects, always with a view to achieving long-term credit objectives in a sustainable manner. He has experience in project finance operations in the infrastructure sector. She has a law degree from UERJ and an MBA in Business Economics Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. Getúlio Vargas Foundation.

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