Sustainability Network

The Sustainability Network (Portuguese: Rede Sustentabilidade, REDE) is a Brazilian political party[1][5] founded in 2013 by Marina Silva, a Brazilian politician from Acre.[6]

Sustainability Network

Rede Sustentabilidade
SpokespersonPedro Ivo Batista
Laís Garcia
Founded16 February 2013 (2013-02-16)
IdeologyGreen politics
Third Way
Political positionCentre[2][3] to centre-left[4]
TSE identification number18
Seats in the Chamber of Deputies
1 / 513
Seats in the Senate
3 / 81

The party formed a strategic alliance with the Brazilian Socialist Party for the 2014 Brazilian general election, until its registration as an independent political party was approved in 2015.[7]

The Sustainability Network has 19,090 members as of January 2017.[8]

For the Brazilian general election of 2018 REDE formed with the Green Party the coalition United to transform Brazil, in support of Marina Silva.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Rede Sustentabilidade". Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (in Portuguese). Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Paraguassu, Lisandra; Brito, Ricardo (July 6, 2018). "Marina Silva counts on Brazil anti-graft wave in threadbare campaign". Reuters U.S. Brazilia: Reuters. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  3. ^ a b c "Bello" column (7 September 2017). "The Appeal of Macronismo in Latin America: Rebuilding the Radical Centre". The Economist, vol. 424, no. 9057, p. 34 (U.S. edition). Print edition uses the sub-title only. Author of the "Bello" column was identified in the online masthead as journalist Michael Reid.
  4. ^ a b "Brazil's most popular politician, Lula, won't be on the October presidential ballot. Here's what comes next". Washington Post. September 5, 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  5. ^ "Seja mais um elo da Rede Sustentabilidade!". (in Portuguese).
  6. ^ "Brazil's Marina Silva launches 'sustainability party'". BBC. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  7. ^ "TSE registra Rede Sustentabilidade, partido fundado por Marina Silva". 22 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Eleitores filiados".
  9. ^ Ribeiro, Marcelo; Peron, Isadora (4 August 2018). "Rede aprova por aclamação chapa Marina Silva-Eduardo Jorge" (in Portuguese). Valor Econômico. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
Preceded by
17 – SLP (PSL)
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
Succeeded by
19 – PODE