Archive - Month: April 2023

Project encouraging recycling in Rio concludes pilot phase with a legacy for waste management in the city

Delivered by Circular Action, our project promoting the recovery, collection, and improved destination of plastic waste in Rio de Janeiro through collaboration with local waste cooperatives successfully concluded its pilot phase in March.  Through the issuance of Plastic Credits funded by the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, 1,985 tonnes of plastic have been collected and […]


BVRio joins Copacabana ‘Circular Beach’ Project

BVRio will play a pivotal role in benchmarking plastic use and waste on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro until December this year, as part of the ‘Circular Beach’ project run by The Circular Plastics in the Americas Program (CPAP). The 9 month long, multi-partner project aims to reduce plastic waste dumped on beaches, in […]


RCF wins Green Bond Initiative of the Year

The Responsible Commodities Facility, created by BVRio Strategic Partner, Sustainable Investment Management (SIM) has been named ‘Initiative of the year – Green Bond’ by Environmental Finance magazine. The green bond designed by the RCF is the first of its kind: the first dollar-denominated green CRAs (Certificates of Receivables from the Agribusiness) ever issued and registered […]