LIDE is a private nature organization which brings together entrepreneurs in twelve countries and four continents. LIDE discusses the strengthening of the free initiative of economic and social development, as well as the defense of ethical principles of corporate governance in the public and private sectors. LIDE was founded in Brazil in 2003, and is formed by business leaders from national and international corporations. It promotes integration of companies, organizations and private entities by means of debates, forums and initiatives for supporting sustainability, education and social responsibility. LIDE brings together leaders who believe in strengthening free enterprise in Brazil and worldwide.