Publications

  • How Brazil Can Raise the Value of Its Chemical Industry

    January 27, 2016 | Chemicals | Forbes.com

    Brazil’s chemical industry has grown significantly over the past 15 years, but an increasing portion of growth is due to imports—an alarming trend for chemical companies and the businesses that depend on them.

  • Developing a National Chemicals Strategy for Brazil

    October 29, 2015 | Chemicals | Bain Brief

    A review of the most promising segments shows where Brazil could focus efforts to raise the value of its chemicals output.

  • Hunger of the market - Bain São Paulo

    August 05, 2015 | Financial Services | Istoé Dinheiro | Media mention

    According to Glen Williams and Karim Ahmad, partners with Bain & Company and authors of a recent study on the payments sector, smaller retailers must respond to the growth of innovation and technology in the sector. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Global Digital Insurance Benchmarking Report 2015

    July 15, 2015 | Bain report

    Bain’s new benchmark survey of 70 property and casualty insurers and life insurers worldwide finds that four pathways can help companies realize digital success.

  • Brazil Energy Frontiers 2015 Conference

    June 18, 2015 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Instituto Acende Brasil | Media mention

    Julian Critchlow, the leader of Bain & Company's Global Utilities & Alternative Energy practice, was a keynote speaker at the Brazil Energy Frontiers 2015 Conference. In this video, Critchlow discusses findings from The Future of Electricity, a report by Bain and the World Economic Forum, and

  • Biofuels: From Boom to Bust?

    September 17, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Government subsidies around the world spurred dramatic growth in ethanol consumption between 2003 and 2010. Why then is the industry in crisis today? A range of problems has stunted growth, including rising production costs, inadequate infrastructure, wavering government support and waning consumer