CELESC - A multi-faceted approach to children's rights

Addressing children's rights issues other than child labour
Child labour
Own programmes
Partnership/Collaboration
Policy
Protection
Electrical Utilities
Oil gas & Utilities
Brazil
South America

Centrais Elétricas de Santa Catarina – CELESC, provides large areas of the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina with electricity. As a partially state-owned service provider, the company has strong ties to the local communities that they serve, and has identified a number of ways  to make a direct contribution to children’s rights.

This Deep Dive is part of our series that looks at how companies find solutions and harness opportunities that create meaningful change.

(Image/photo credit: CELESC)

“As a big company with operations in a large geographical area, we have the opportunity to reach many people and make a difference in society.”

Regina Schlickmann Luciano
 Socio-Environmental Responsibility Advisor, CELESC

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