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17 Sustainable Development Goals (ONU)
and the relation of the Sustenta Carnaval Project with each one of it:


End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Income generation via:

a-) Resale of complete costumes

b-) Sale of materials from dismantled costumes  

c-) Production of new garments for sale 

d-) Insertion of the non utilised materials in plastic bottles - eco bricks.


End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

a-) Fabrication of EcoBricks that will be used in the construction of herbariums , planting banks and bio construction of benches around the green spaces of the building.


Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

a-) Skills investment through tuition of manual techniques, combined with activities such as dance, music, stretching, social media, production, admin, photo and video making for immersion and active participation of the participants via physical and creative stimulation. 


Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

a-) Qualified teachers, with experience in techniques applied and developed through collaboration with the participants.


Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

a-) With various areas of engagement, the project is aimed to all. With wage based without gender difference.

By dealing with the communities of Praca Onze ( area of the Sambadrome), Pavao Pavaozinho and Cantagalo, both of these through the use of espace and partnership with the NGO.


Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

a-) Trough the waste reduction of toxic materials directly on the landfill, we help to prevent and avoid the infiltration of pollutive elements through the fluvial channels under the soil.

b-) Through the collection of water bottles from the local communities bin, we help the decrease of risk of mosquitoes infections to be spread through these litter in the area ( dengue, zika and other diseases that are passed through the water left in these bottles)


Ensure access to a ordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

a-)By dealing with newly made and in perfect use objects, we shall reduce the need of consuming new sources of materials. This way, as consequence, we start a circle that renews itself every year.


 Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

a-) As a result of the partnership with Museu de Favela, we will start the activities of refurbishment of te espaces that will be used and occupied.

Followed by the Pre carnival process of capacitation of the staff through the skiils required to engage when Carnival arrives and the supplies are delivered to the building that then will trigger a range of work that will form this pilot project. Once established, it becomes an example to be passed on through consultancy where these same participants can then take the position of leaders in their designated fields to pass onto other cities and the basis for their own work trajectory to be valued through participation and experience with the Project Sustenta Carnaval.


b-) The amount of 20% of the Project's profit will be directed to the League of Children Samba Schools, forming an investment cycle for generations that will continue this segment.


Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

a-) The fashion and carnival industry has its value through the relationship of society and its proposals serves as inspiration and this reflection has its impact due to trends and the use of materials and techniques. Our role is to create accessories, costumes, backdrops and decoration products with the use of discarded materials that are now more widely used and repurposed. These professionals will be part of a directory where their workforce will be promoted as well as the products to be created.


Inequality reduction.

Create and implement products, services and business models that explicitly target the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised populations. Develops purchasing policies that benefit small businesses in the region in which it operates.

Carnival reflects the reality of the country, where elitism and class differences are visible through the occupation of one space. This reflects the area of Praza Onze where the sambodromo is located which, at Carnival, is also populated by members of its community sections, celebrities, generations of sambistas and VIP area audience, we also have residents from the areas of Morro do Cantagalo and Pavao Pavaozinho, where they are surrounded by one of the most expensive square meters in Rio (Ipanema and Lagoa) dealing with materials that are developed and disputed and that would soon become litter.

Transforming waste into profit, into an opportunity for development and also a way to bring leadership, creativity and empowerment to these communities that, during the carnival season, would only act in the sale of ‘dry and wet’ ( trade of drinks and snacks) in the surrounding areas of the Sambodromo and Street carnival blocos, respectively.


Sustainable cities and communities

Researches, develops and deploys products and services that improve access to resilient buildings, efficient, clean and modern mobility and green common spaces.

It reflects on the best policies for displacement and mobility of Employees, as well as products and raw materials, within the urban context.

a-)As described above, the intention of alleviating the direct impact of Sapucai to the Landfill, making this collection of contents available to the Communities and making even what is not possibly used to become an eco Brick again, making this cycle of resale, reuse and reproduction for new products, becoming a gear that changes the context of waste in a healthy way and gives to the city of Rio de Janeiro, another initiative with a proposal and effective sustainable impact.


Responsible consumption and production


It develops, implements and shares solutions to track and disclose the origin of its products, inform the consumer through labelling policies and monitors the effectiveness of this action seeking the development of environmental and social awareness in society.

a-) In the Pre Production phase we will have the dissemination of our project and proposal for the following groups:

* Representatives of the Commercial sections of the Samba schools of the Access and Special Groups of Rio de Janeiro;

* Producers of groups inspired by Brazilian culture that operate nationally and internationally and that act as bridges for cultural tourism projects (for both donation of used costumes as well as for interest in the purchase of costumes and or materials)

* Tourism agencies with Carnival packages

  • Online groups and pages related to Carnival to disseminate the proposal

  • Up cycling fashion slots of trading spaces on pre carnival period

  • Developing the project’s idea in schools and public fairs to raise awareness and contribute to the more than brazilian diy way of looking into things and giving it a new use.


Action against global climate change

It substantially reduces emissions associated with its own operations and those of the supply chain, in line with the mechanisms of climate regulation.

a-) Impact of direct reduction by integral reuse of materials that would be discarded in the 5 days of Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro. 


Life on the water

Researches, develops and implements products, services and business models that eliminate impacts on ocean ecosystems and collaborate for their restoration.

a-) Production of new products that have durability and quality in making and wont be disposed on landfill, avoiding the polluting of water streams.


Earth life

It implements policies and practices to protect the natural ecosystems that are affected by its activities and the actions of its supply chain.

It invests in research and technology for the development of products, biodegradable packaging, thus providing a change in the industry itself.

a-) In addition to reducing waste at the landfill, we will disseminate the making of EcoBricks which, through the reuse of plastic bottles and waste that are not recyclable, protect the ecosystem and unite these ecobricks in making gardens together with BioConstruction activities for gardens and landscaping projects around the NGO building and community.


Peace, justice and effective institutions

It identifies and takes effective measures against corruption and violence, both in its own operations and in its supply chain.

a-) Direct contact with the community, investing in education, education and helping to prevent the participation of these people in dynamics of preventing crime and violence. 


Partnerships and means of implementation

Works together with the government and civil society in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

a-) In this pilot project, we will be partnering with the following institutions:


* Comlurb

* Liesa

* Secretary of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of Rio de Janeiro

* Local Communities around the Rio de Janeiro Sambadrome

  • Sustainability departments of sponsoring companies

  • Tourism board and tourism producers 

  • Cultural tourism producers

  • Arts sector 

  • Educational sector

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