Climate Law and Governance

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Climate Law and Governance is a program from CPI Brazil, focusing on land use, conservation, agriculture, and infrastructure. This program is led by lawyers, with expertise in environmental law, sustainability, energy, and regulation. The Climate Law and Governance agenda conducts a juridical analysis of legal policies and instruments, monitors and evaluates its implementation, and proposes recommendations to promote the environmental agenda in Brazil.

Latest work


Where Does Brazil Stand with the Implementation of the Forest Code? A Snapshot of CAR and PRA in Brazilian States - 2023 Edition

This publication is part of a project to permanently monitor the implementation of the Forest Code in Brazilian states, with contributions from environmental and agricultural bodies at the state level. 


Governance of Forest Concessions in the Amazon: Opportunities for Improvement Based on Evidence in Pará

Analysis of the evolution of forest concessions in the Amazon allows for the recommendation of new governance structure for concessions in the Amazon region.


Innovative Mechanisms for Forest Compensation in Brazilian MATOPIBA

The new CPI/PUC-Rio publication analyzes the main modalities of forest compensation in Brazilian MATOPIBA, identifying state and federal policies.


The Net Zero Alignment of Indonesia’s Power Sector Finance

Our latest tracking of Indonesia power sector finance examines renewable energy capacity and financing gaps, as well as opportunities to better align the country’s power sector finance with its NZE 2060 commitment.


Are Indonesian Banks Ready to Account Climate-related Matters?

Based on a focus group survey involving Indonesia’s major commercial banks, Climate Policy Initiative has analyzed the country’s financial sector readiness and progress in assessing, reporting, and disclosing climate-related matters against national guidelines and international best practices.


Sustainable Infrastructure Portfolio

CPI’s Sustainable Infrastructure projects generate evidence on social, economic and environmental impacts of infrastructure projects to help governments successfully address local sustainable development, and also to inform civil society about infrastructure decisions.

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