Archive - Author: Ludmila Girardi

‘Cooperate to Recycle’: project seeks to turn waste into opportunities for workers and recycling market effectiveness

This week, Coopama (Cooperativa Amigos do Meio Ambiente), through the ‘Cooperate to Recycle’ project carried out with technical support from BVRio and funding from Petrobras, began recording the collection of recyclable materials generated by one of the company’s properties using the KOLEKT waste management app. The app will allow collection activities to be tracked and […]

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BVRio and INEA sign cooperation agreement to foster environmental policies in Rio de Janeiro

BVRio and the Rio de Janeiro State Environment Institute (INEA) formalised a cooperation agreement to drive the construction of public policies, projects and market mechanisms that accelerate the implementation of environmental laws in the State. The agreement covers crucial areas such as the circular economy, solid waste management, forest protection and climate change. The agreement, […]

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Project legacy sees enhanced transparency in compliance with Brazil’s Native Vegetation Protection Law

BVRio celebrates the completion of a successful cooperation project with the Forest Code Observatory, an initiative that aimed to develop actions and tools to promote transparency and access to information among key stakeholders in the implementation of the Native Vegetation Protection Law (No. 12.651/12), popularly known as the Brazilian Forest Code. BVRio’s partnership in the […]

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BVRio and SIM drive sustainable solutions and forge alliances for climate action at COP28

With a busy agenda spanning from December 1 to 10, BVRio Director, Pedro Moura Costa, and SIM Director of Investor Engagement, Steven Ripley, actively contributed to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. They were immersed in discussions centred around forest protection, sustainable agriculture, and the circular economy. Pedro Moura Costa brought his […]

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Pioneering report addresses challenges in Brazil’s textile industry and proposes paths to circular fashion transformation

BVRio, in collaboration with the Circular Plastics in The Americas Programme (CPAP), has released a report titled ‘Sustainable Textile and Clothing Industry: Main Challenges of Circularity in Brazil,’ aiming to transform Brazil’s textile sector by presenting a comprehensive overview. Brazil, known as one of the world’s leading producers and consumers of textile products, faces a […]

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Climate Governance for Rondonia project concludes with a significant socio-environmental legacy

In November, the project ‘Unlocking and leveraging low-emission development’, which established climate governance for the state of Rondônia, concluded with the achievement of many the expected results. BVRio acted as the implementing partner of the Environmental Development Secretariat in designing and executing the instruments and participation mechanisms outlined in State Law 4437.  Throughout the project, […]

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BVRio at INC-3

BVRio’s circular economy team was in Nairobi last week participating in the UN Environment Programme Third Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3) meeting. Attending to help champion the specific inclusion of solutions which involve and benefit informal waste pickers in the global treaty to tackle plastic pollution, including a new approach to plastic waste recovery activities.  As […]

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