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Projeto de promoção de objetos design criados com madeira sustentável

Design & Madeira Sustentável é o mais recente projeto da BVRio, desenvolvido em parceria com o manejo florestal comunitário COOMFLONA, com apoio financeiro da Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA) e da Good Energies Foundation.   Tudo começou no início de 2017 com o desejo de fomentar o uso e consumo da madeira legal e certificada FSC® de manejo comunitário, e de[…]

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BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation announce partnership

BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation announce partnership to expand the Responsible Timber Exchange in Indonesia   29 March 2018 – BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC) establish a partnership based on the mutual intention of pursuing sustainable forest management in Indonesia. Under the terms of the MoU, the three parties[…]

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This September BVRio travels to Chengdu & Shanghai

Introducing the Responsible Timber Exchange to global timber traders in China 3 – 10 September: Chengdu BVRio will be at the 7th Global Wood Trade China Conference in Chengdu to introduce the Responsible Timber Exchange platform, the due diligence and risk assessment system and its trading activities to major importers, distributers and traders of timber and timber products in China. The 7th Global[…]

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Ghana delegation visits Indonesia to exchange views about the FLEGT licensing process

August 2017 – From the 6th to the 11th of August 2017, James Parker, BVRio’s Regional Director, participated in a Ghanaian learning & sharing mission to Indonesia to prepare for the issuance of the FLEGT licensing for Ghanaian timber. The mission was organized and facilitated by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources of Ghana and Civic Response,[…]

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BVRio participates in Ghanaian learning & sharing mission to Indonesia

Early August 2017, James Parker, BVRio’s Regional Director, participated in a Ghanaian learning & sharing mission to Indonesia to prepare for the issuance of FLEGT license for Ghanaian timber. The mission was organized and facilitated by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources of Ghana and Civic Response, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment[…]

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Brazil faces “Agrocalypse” as President fights for survival

PRESS RELEASE – JULY 24th 2017 Brazil faces “Agrocalypse” as President fights for survival  NGOs call on government to break the alliance with the rural lobby and stop the serial attack on the environment and indigenous peoples Brazil’s President Michel Temer has accelerated the process of dismantling the country’s hard-won social and environmental safeguards as the[…]

– Join BVRio's team –We're hiring!

We’re hiring!

Currently we are hiring a Digital Marketing & SEO Specialist and a Project Fundraiser Manager for our UK office, in Oxford. To apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter (1-3 pages) explaining your suitability for the position and confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK, addressed to Cristina Tavares, at cv@bvrio.org. Applications deadline: 15 August 2017

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Publicação: Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos – Implementação e monitoramento de resíduos urbanos

Rio de Janeiro, 12 Junho 2017 – O Instituto de Energia e Ambiente (IEE) da Universidade de São Paulo e o Observatório da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos (OPNRS), por meio da Divisão de Ciência, Gestão e Tecnologia Ambiental (DCGCTA) e do Instituto BVRio, representando o OPNRS, publicaram hoje o livro digital “Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos:[…]

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Fórum Internacional de Resíduos Sólidos & o Intercâmbio de Prática e Ferramentas de Gestão em Organizações de Catadores

Por Luciana Freitas – Maio 2017 ________ Nesta mesma época, há 4 anos, eu estava em turnê no Brasil, representando o iBVRio e apresentando nosso modelo de Créditos de Logística Reversa – quando tive a honra de participar do 5° Fórum Internacional de Resíduos Sólidos, realização do Instituto Venturi. O painel de Logística Reversa, além[…]

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Publication “Integrated REDD+: a financial model to support forest protection, agricultural production and decarbonization efforts

Rio de Janeiro, 22 May, 2017 – Today the Brazilian REDD+ Alliance published the report about Integrated REDD+ markets, a proposal of separate, but complementary, carbon markets, as a solution to facilitate the inclusion of REDD+ into markets to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement. This proposal suggests a financial model to support forest protection, agricultural production and decarbonization efforts in an integrated[…]