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Brazilian energy company Cosan SA has joined the U.S.-based Fifth Wall Climate Tech Fund as an investor and partner in a deal that also gives it preferential access to investments in startups developing lower carbon solutions. Cosan is one of Brazil's largest corporations, controlling the country's number 1 natural gas distributor Comgas and partnering with Royal Dutch Shell Plc in the joint venture Raizen, the world's largest sugar producer and a leading ethanol maker. "We are looking at the returns of the fund itself, as an investor, but more importantly it is to have exposure to companies that are transforming the way society lives," Cosan Chief Executive Luis Henrique Guimaraes told Reuters.