Archive - Author: Ludmila Girardi

Approaches to sustainability in Brazilian agriculture: Combining environmental conservation with economic growth

PlanaFlor, a unique and strategic plan for implementing the Forest Code, stands out as it complements Brazil’s recently launched National Programme for Converting Degraded Pastures (PNCPD). This alignment is not just crucial, it’s a game-changer, ensuring that the broad goals set by the PNCPD for pasture recovery are not just met, but exceeded. PlanaFlor’s detailed […]

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Forest Code Monitoring Portal updated with environmental regularisation data in Brazil

BVRio has significantly enhanced the information available on Brazilian states’ compliance with the Forest Code via an update to the Forest Code Monitoring Portal. This crucial tool, which promotes data transparency on adherence to the Environmental Regularisation Programme (PRA), helps foster a deeper understanding of the environmental regularisation of rural properties in Brazil.  With an […]

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BVRio supports global ambitions to accelerate plastic collection and support waste pickers

Concluding yesterday, BVRio participated in the fourth session of the International Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-4), contributing to critical discussions on crediting mechanisms and waste management practices. Our official statement submitted as one of the INC-4 observers highlighted BVRio’s ongoing commitment to combating plastic waste and promoting the inclusion of waste pickers in the […]

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BVRio and FBDS contribute to the revision of Brazil’s National Plan for the Recovery of Native Vegetation

As part of its strategy to influence public policies that help speed up the implementation of the Forest Code, PlanaFlor, a project led by BVRio and the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development (FBDS), now has representation in the process of revising the National Plan for the Recovery of Native Vegetation (Planaveg). PlanaFlor’s contribution was formalised […]

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‘Cooperate to Recycle’: project seeks to turn waste into opportunities for workers and recycling market effectiveness

This week, Coopama (Cooperativa Amigos do Meio Ambiente), through the ‘Cooperate to Recycle’ project carried out with technical support from BVRio and funding from Petrobras, began recording the collection of recyclable materials using the KOLEKT waste management app. The app will allow collection activities to be tracked and monitored online, guaranteeing payments and the traceability […]

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BVRio and INEA sign cooperation agreement to foster environmental policies in Rio de Janeiro

BVRio and the Rio de Janeiro State Environment Institute (INEA) formalised a cooperation agreement to drive the construction of public policies, projects and market mechanisms that accelerate the implementation of environmental laws in the State. The agreement covers crucial areas such as the circular economy, solid waste management, forest protection and climate change. The agreement, […]

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Project legacy sees enhanced transparency in compliance with Brazil’s Native Vegetation Protection Law

BVRio celebrates the completion of a successful cooperation project with the Forest Code Observatory, an initiative that aimed to develop actions and tools to promote transparency and access to information among key stakeholders in the implementation of the Native Vegetation Protection Law (No. 12.651/12), popularly known as the Brazilian Forest Code. BVRio’s partnership in the […]

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BVRio and SIM drive sustainable solutions and forge alliances for climate action at COP28

With a busy agenda spanning from December 1 to 10, BVRio Director, Pedro Moura Costa, and SIM Director of Investor Engagement, Steven Ripley, actively contributed to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. They were immersed in discussions centred around forest protection, sustainable agriculture, and the circular economy. Pedro Moura Costa brought his […]

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