Archive - Author: Ludmila Girardi

Beyond Carbon Credits: the potential of climate finance to promote greater ambitions in tropical forest conservation

By Beto Mesquita, BVRio’s Director of Forests and Public Policies. Exceeding expectations, climate finance was treated as a key issue at COP27, but the conference outcomes still fall far short of what is needed to increase the world’s climate ambition. The historic decision to create a loss and damage fund for developing countries and those […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

Creating the Circular Action Hub

Project date: June 2019 – September 2021 Funder/s: P4G – Partnering for Green Growth Collaborator/s: Verra, Danone, Veolia, Nestlé, Tetra Pak, Lloyd’s Register, Conservation International, South Pole, Systemiq, Natural Capital Partners, and McKinsey.org Project type: Tool The problem Waste generation has increased massively worldwide in recent decades, and there are no signs of it slowing […]

Read more...

Connecting community forest management with markets that value sustainability

Project dates: 2017 – 31/12/2020 Funders: Good Energies Foundation, Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Conservation International  Partners: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Brasil, Cooperativa Mista da Flona Tapajós (Coomflona), Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas (Sebrae) Type of initiative: Advocacy The problem Members of the Mixed […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...