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O Observatório da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos celebra 3 anos de existência

  Comunicado Rio de Janeiro, 22 setembro 2017 – O Observatório da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos (OPNRS) celebra hoje, 22 de setembro 2017, três anos de existência. Para os membros do OPNRS, estes 3 anos são motivo de grande alegria, mas o momento é de incertezas. Existem informações de que no próximo ano o governo federal irá cortar mais[…]

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Jakarta Responsible Timber Trading Workshop

Roundtable discussion on the use of an online trading platform to increase market access of responsible (i.e., legal and sustainable) timber products from Indonesia, and support the FLEGT Action Plan September 2017 – The Indonesian Ecolabel Institute (LEI), Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Indonesia, Landscape Indonesia, the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC), and BVRio Environmental Exchange convened a workshop on 18 September in Jakarta to explore how[…]

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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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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[…]

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Publicação “REDD+ Integrado: modelo financeiro para viabilizar as metas do Acordo de Paris”

Rio de Janeiro, 22 maio, 2017 – Hoje a Aliança REDD+ Brasil publicou o relatório “REDD+ Integrado: modelo financeiro para viabilizar as metas do Acordo de Paris“ com o objetivo de contribuir para o debate sobre a inclusão do REDD+ em mercados, descrevendo uma proposta de mercados de carbono distintos, mas, complementares, como solução para a viabilização da inclusão[…]