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<< Back to: ICLEI e-News | issue 11, December 2007 - January 2008

Renewable Energy Centre a winner

The Reference Centre on Renewable Energy (CRER) created by the City of Betim, Brazil has won Jornal do Brasil’s 2007 Environmental Prize for municipal environmental work.

In its second edition, the Prize is fulfilling the Publisher’s wish to spread the news of commendable initiatives that benefit of the country’s environment and to amplify the discussions on environmental issues, sustainable development and social responsibility at the national level.

Led by the experienced staff of the Ecological JB Magazine, the only publication of great outreach in the country on environmental issues, sustainable development and social responsibility, the initiative will have a great impact on Brazilian and international society, becoming a visible event in the area of social ecology.