Monday, 24 June 2024

José Roberto Marinho, President, Roberto Marinho Foundation andVice-President, Grupo Globo

Brazil

Champion's Profile

Net Worth: $2.3 billion José Roberto Marinho is a Brazilian businessman and one of the three sons of the deceased communications tycoon Roberto Marinho (1904-2003). José Roberto is the president of Roberto Marinho Foundation and Vice President of Social Responsibility and Director of Grupo Globo, Brazil's largest media group. The company owns a group of terrestrial television broadcasters; journalism companies; internet businesses; cable TV programming businesses; magazine publishing and musical businesses among others. He is also member of the Governance Comittee of Together for Sustained Development Community, and Consultive Council of WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature)-Brazil

UNDP SDG

Education

Description and impact

The Roberto Marinho Foundation works in partnership with businesses, foundations, institutes, non-governmental organizations and governments, in the development and implementation of their actions. It connects people, institutions, networks and ideas, to enable innovative education projects across the country. It's main actions include the implementation of educational projects; development of learning methodologies; teachers training; educational TV programming, distribution and airing; environmental education; professional education; creation and production of museums and exhibits; science and public management awards and cultural events.