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BVRio helps waste picker cooperatives receive R$ 7.9 million in investment

BVRio assisted two of three social projects approved in a recent public selection to add value to the solid waste disposal generated by Petrobras facilities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cooperatives Transformando and Coopama signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with BVRio to receive support from our circular economy team in presenting their proposals […]

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BVRio joins the Brazil Climate Action Hub at COP27

BVRio is going to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) and will participate in the Brazil Climate Action Hub and other side events over the next two weeks in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. On 12 November, the Adaptation & Agriculture Day at COP27, the Brazil Climate Action Hub will focus on discussing issues related to […]

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2023 Earthshot Prize nominations open soon as 2022 finalists are announced

The 2022 Earthshot Prize finalists were announced today. The Earthshots are split into five different categories; Protect and Restore Nature, Build a Waste Free World, Revive our Oceans, Clean our Air and Fix our Climate. BVRio has again confirmed its status as an Official Nominator and is in the privileged position to be able to […]

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BVRio, SIM and ecosecurities launch SIMFlor Programme to support the implementation of the Brazilian Forest Code

The SIMFlor Programme was launched this week with the objective to promote the implementation of the Brazilian Forest Code (Law 12651) by acquiring the rights to Forest Reserve Credits (CRAs) from landholdings that have areas of native vegetation exceeding the requirements of the Code (Excess Legal Reserve – ELR), creating an incentive to conserve natural […]

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Circular Action presents solutions to waste collection in two global circularity events

“It is time to increase collection in a socially inclusive way.” –Thierry Sanders Last week, the Circular Action team, Director Thierry Sanders and Circular Economy specialist, Maria Accioly, flew to participate in two brilliant circularity events taking place in Berlin, Germany, and in Quito, Ecuador, run by PREVENT Waste Alliance and Sustainable Challenge LATAM. They […]

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Development of Brazilian soy Due Diligence system underway

BVRio is using its extensive experience of creating and managing its successful timber due diligence software, to create a new Big Data based service for imports of Brazilian Soy into the UK and EU. The development project, funded by the Waterloo Foundation, aims to address a key cause of deforestation in Brazil; soy production. Brazil […]

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Tetra Pak, PRO Vietnam and BVRio Carton recycling initiative begins in Vietnam

Often deemed hard to recycle, beverage cartons are the focus of a new initiative run by Circular Action, a BVRio group company, in partnership with Tetra Pak and Packaging Recycling Organisation Vietnam (PRO Vietnam), which will not only provide a recycling solution, but which will also deliver additional income to potentially hundreds of informal waste pickers.

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