Brasil Mata Viva 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:
  • Forests 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 project boundaries;
  • Biodiversity conservation and the biome´s ability to provide environmental services and;
  • Improving the quality of life of the forest region inhabitants.