Brasil Mata Viva Standard (BMV STANDARD)

The Standard that characterises the generation of Brasil Mata Viva Programme´s Sustainability Credit Units, assigning environmental, social and economic indicators to forests based on results from the measurement of carbon stocks.

Conceptualised as a fusion of the following premises:

·   Forest and Biodiversity Preservation;

·   Valuing Culture and;

·   Sustainable Development.

The BMV Standard systemises the activities of the partners, rural producers of the BMV Projects and the BMV Programmes and Projects as a whole. It takes into consideration three fundamental aspects when qualifying additionality of a forest biome preservation project:

·    Avoided deforestation within the projects boundaries;

·    Biodiversity conservation and the biome´s ability to provide environmental services and;

·    Improving the quality of life of the forest region inhabitants.


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