In July, iCS welcomed two new employees into the organization team: Cintya Feitosa and Caio Borges. Cintya is the new consultant for actions of coordination and communication for the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2019 and COP 25. Caio will coordinate the new Law and Climate Program, which has the objective to promote initiatives in the legal field to promote the implementation of policies and practices that are compatible with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

Learn a little more about their professional careers:

Cintya Feitosa has a Social Communication degree, majoring in Journalism, from the Centro Universitário IESB, in Brasilia. She has a specialist qualification in International Relations from the University of Brasilia, and a master’s degree in Management, involving research in Sustainability, from FGV EAESP. In her master’s degree, the subject of her research involved strategies promoted by civil society to adapt to climate change in the backlands of Bahia. She has been working in the planning of actions of communication and political and socio-environmental mobilization since 2010, with experience at the National Congress, the Federal Government and, more recently, at the Climate Observatory (a grantee organization of iCS) and FGVCes.

Caio Borges is a lawyer who graduated in law from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB). He has a master’s degree in Law and Development from the School of Law of São Paulo at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP), and a doctorate in Philosophy and the General Theory of Law from the University of São Paulo (USP). He was the coordinator of the programs of Companies and Human Rights and Development and Socio-environmental Rights (2014-2019) at Conectas Human Rights (a grantee organization of iCS). He lectured during his master’s degree in the Management of Sustainability and was a researcher from the Group of Companies and Human Rights at FGV-SP. Before entering the third sector, he worked as a lawyer at Itaú Unibanco, supporting the development of investment products for asset management and private banking. He has 10 years of experience in sustainability of development banks, strategic litigation in human rights, and the international regulation of financial institutions and capital markets. He is a non-resident fellow of the Center for BRICS Studies at the Fudan University (China) and of the Center for Studies on Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at the OP Jindal Global University (India). He is a member of the editorial body of HOMA Publica – an International Journal of Human Rights and Companies.

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