We are a Laboratory for Competitiveness and Sustainability Studies (LECoS), founded in 2004 by Professors Chico Soares and Mônica Abreu from FEAAC.
LECoS conducts multidisciplinary research focusing on topics such as climate change, energy transition, the NEXUS, public policies, and the role of the private sector.
Our research encompasses the triangular connection of economic, environmental, and social variables. Our team consists of professors, researchers, PhDs, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
Founded by Professors Chico Soares and Mônica Abreu from FEAAC, LECoS conducts multidisciplinary research in the following areas: climate change, energy transition, public policies, and the role of the private sector.
Our purpose is to develop research that promotes more sustainable business practices and assists decision-makers, with the aim of fostering interdisciplinarity in the field of Administration, specifically in economic and environmental management.
This website aims to present the laboratory and facilitate public access to the projects developed by our researchers.
Under the “Publications” tab, you will find articles published by the members and professors of the laboratory, as well as our awards, dissertations, and theses.
The “Projects” section describes the four projects currently being developed by LECoS, and their results will be disseminated. You will find information about the duration, participants, funders, the problematics related to each project, as well as the results.
In the “News and Events” section, you will find all relevant news and information associated with the laboratory. Constantly updated, it becomes a valuable resource for those seeking information about the laboratory.
Under the “Team” tab, you will find information about our team, which consists of professors, researchers, PhDs, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
Finally, under the “Contact” tab, you will find our communication channels, including LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube!