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Earth Day 2020: Time to take Climate Action

Earth Day 2020: Time to take Climate Action

Today, 22 April 2020 Earth Day celebrates its 50th birthday with Climate Action as its theme. Today is also the anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement to take climate action. For Earth Day 2020, BVRio reminds that sectors contributing to GHG emissions must be able to secure financial resources in a large scale to ensure their sustainability and transition to a low-carbon dynamic.

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New Responsible Timber Exchange platform launched this week

New Responsible Timber Exchange platform launched this week

The new RTX platform was launched this Tuesday 14th of January 2020. The user interface is now simpler, providing sellers with greater ability to demonstrate compliance with timber legality and sustainability requirements, and buyers a quicker way to carry out their own due diligence.

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World’s first green bonds scheme to finance responsible soy production in Brazil launched

World’s first green bonds scheme to finance responsible soy production in Brazil launched
The Responsible Commodities Facility aims to raise more than US$1 billion over the next four years for the responsible production of soy to save the Cerrado

July 4, 2019, LONDON – The world’s first financial facility to offer green bonds for sustainable soy production in Brazil was launch

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First global effort designed to reduce plastic footprint of corporations

New plastic waste initiative offers first ever market-based credit scheme in bid to accelerate recovery and recycling

The 3R Initiative brings together NGOs, experts and leading companies Danone, Nestlé, Tetra Pak and Veolia in pioneering “circular economy” business models

LONDON, UK – The 3R Initiative is the first global effort designed to reduce the plastic and packaging foo

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Due Diligence & Risk Assessment system. What’s new?

Are you buying timber from Brazil? BVRio Due Diligence and Risk Assessment (DDRA) system makes it easy and straightforward for you to trace the supply chain of a timber consignment. We help you reduce your risk of buying illegally traded timber and to comply with EUTR and other timber regulations. We also provide a full consultancy service for our clients. We

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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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BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and LEI announce partnership

BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and LEI announce partnership to expand the Responsible Timber Exchange in Indonesia 20 March 2018 – BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Ecolabelling Institute (LEI) establish a partnership based on the mutual intention of pursuing sustainable forest management in Indonesia. Under the terms of the MoU, the three parties will work together

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Publication: “Trading of timber products from community forest enterprises”

  Rio de Janeiro, 15 March 2018 – Today, BVRio and Imaflora published, with support of the Brazilian Forest Code Observatory, the study “Trading of timber products from community forest enterprises: diagnosis, options and recommendations for the sector“. This study presents a survey of the current situation of community forest management in Brazil in order to identify barriers and opportunities for the sector

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