The Ayrton Senna Institute is a nonprofit organization that researches and produces knowledge to improve the quality of education on a large scale. Each year, the Ayrton Senna Institute empowers 60,000 educators, and its programs directly benefit about 2 million students in more than 1,300 municipalities in different regions of Brazil.
The IBCC hit the target when, after a partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 1995, it brought to Brazil the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign founded in 1994 to warn women about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Translated into Portuguese, the institute has been breaking taboos, overcoming barriers and showing that breast cancer can be beaten.
The Sustainable Amazon Foundation's mission is to promote sustainable involvement in environmental conservation and improve the quality of life of resident and user communities of protected areas in the Amazonas state. The Foundation participates in the processes directed towards strengthening society's relationships with local ecosystems.
Intended to defend the last remnants of Atlantic Forest in Brazil, the SOS Atlantic Forest Foundation, established in 1986, originated from a group of people already working in other entities, including scientists, business people, journalists, and advocates of environmental causes. The ideal environmental conservation of this organization is the goal of educating people to generate knowledge about the biome.
The Tamar-ICMBio Project was created in 1980 by the former Brazilian Institute for Forest Development-IBDF, which later became the IBAMA-Brazilian Institute for the Environment. Today, it is internationally recognized as one of the most successful experiments in marine conservation and serves as a model for other countries.