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The basis of our good relationship with neighboring communities is frequent and transparent dialogue. We work with social and environmental projects in several communities in the regions where we have operations, including urban, rural, and traditional populations.

Our strategy for each project is to identify the particularities of each location and work collaboratively with communities, expanding access to education in order to promote income generation. We support partner associations and cooperatives to help them achieve management autonomy and with this expand the social and environmental benefits in the communities.

Learn about some of our initiatives:

PDRT
Beehives
Sustainable extractivism
Land Sustainability
Responsible Network

PDRT

The Rural Land Development Program (PDRT) participates in land development through engagement with neighboring rural communities. Its purpose is to enhance the activities in each territory with technical support in three pillars: management, production and marketing by participating associations and cooperatives. The program follows agroecological principles, fosters access to public policies and improves the quality of life of farmers. 

Over 4,000 families assisted in more than 100 communities.

Beehives

This initiative aims to foster the production of honey within our planted areas. Partner beekeepers receive support in the implementation of new technologies, technical assistance in production and training in management and marketing of the product, stimulating the activity.

This production generates R$ 24 million (Brazilian currency) in revenues, which boosts the economy in the municipalities.

Sustainable
extractivism

This project is implemented through partnerships with community associations that make sustainable processing and marketing of products from natural raw materials extracted from preservation areas, such as mesocarp flour, babassu oil, açaí pulp, charcoal, almonds and crafts. The purpose is to strengthen the production of these groups through training and infrastructure.

More than 200 families take part in this project, in 8 communities.

Land
Sustainability

We foster coexistence between the company and neighboring indigenous communities to allow for a set of actions that will restore the environmental conditions necessary for socio-cultural practices, the consolidation of their ethnic identity, and sustainable economic activities. We operate in fronts such as agroecology, meliponiculture (stingless beekeeping), crafts and education.

Almost 3,000 families are assisted in 31 communities of 9 different ethnicities.

Responsible Network

This is a tool for sharing social and environmental investment among social organizations, companies, government, and individuals. The goal is to strengthen local development processes through information, product and service sharing networks.

The network is made up of 45 partners.

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