FIRJAN - Federação de Industrias do Rio de Janeiro
FIRJAN System is a network of private nonprofit organization with more than ten thousand associates. Its mission is to promote business competitiveness, education, and quality of life of industrial workers and the whole society, in the state of Rio de Janeiro. FIRJAN System consists of five institutions that work in an integrated manner for the growth of the industry of RJ. Together, FIRJAN, Industrial Center of Rio de Janeiro (CIRJ), Industry Social Service of the State of Rio de Janeiro (SESI Rio), National Industrial Training Service of the State of Rio de Janeiro (SENAI Rio) and Euvaldo Lodi Institute of Rio de Janeiro (IEL Rio) promote actions in economic, political and social levels to ensure a prominent position to the state on the national scenery. Today, all institutions act as service providers to enterprises and society.
FIRJAN develops and coordinates studies, researches, and projects to guide the actions of industrial promotion and new investments in the state. Its themed corporate boardrooms and sectoral entrepreneurial forums discuss trends and launch guidelines for actions of support and advice to enterprises. Today, more than 80 industrial unions are affiliated to FIRJAN, representing more than 10,000 businesses around the Rio de Janeiro state.