Who We are

A Distinct Identity

OUR VISION:


  

The Amazon Rainforest is known as "the Lungs of the World", the destruction of its biodiversity threatens us with the extinction of Humankind.    

(Leonardo Barrionuevo - Chairman)


We understand that non-for-profit organizations must join forces with individuals, the private sector and governments in order to fight Global Warming, Climate Change, Poverty and Deforestation, in the Amazon Rainforest.


Amazon Protection Foundation, is a purpose driven not-for-profit organization designed to fight Global Warming, Climate Change, Poverty and Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest.


After decades of history protecting the Amazon Rainforest and promoting the sustainable development of traditional local communities , EBCF - EMPRESA BRASILEIRA DE CONSERVAÇÃO DE FLORESTAS (Brazilian Rainforest Conservation Company) established the Amazon Protection  Foundation as a privately funded 501(c) (3) not-for-profit Foundation arm of its structure in order to focus on its core mission by supporting  the creation of new protected Sustainable Reserves and Conservation Units as well as offsetting CO2 emissions whilst improving the livelihood of traditional local communities.


Amazon Protection Foundation is proud to be partners of the WE ARE AMAZONIANS Global Sustainability Program implemented within EBCF's sustainable reserves and its local communities. 


Our Global Sustainability Program is completely aligned within the UN SGS's (Sustainable Development goals). 


AMAZON PROTECTION FOUNDATION  "APF"  IS A PRIVATELY FUNDED 501 (C) (3) NOT-FOR-PROFIT FOUNDATION UNDER US GOVERNMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS.


OUR MISSION

To promote the conservation of the Amazon Rainforest, through Eco-Services and Business Related Activities, thus, ensuring:


(i) Creation of Sustainable Protected Reserves and Conservation Units; 

(ii) Amazon Rainforest conservation; 

(iii) Biodiversity protection (fauna, flora, rivers); 

(iv) Sustainable development of  traditional local communities;

(v) Offsetting CO2 emissions.

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OUR SUSTAINABLE PLATFORM IS BASED ON 4 PILLARS:

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ENVIRONMENTAL

- Promoting the conservation of a mosaic of Amazonian Sustainable Reserves 

- 50.000 Acres already transformed into protected sustainable reserves 

- 2 million acres on our pipeline to create new protected reserves 

- Forestry satellite monitoring 

- Fauna and flora inventories (species protection) 

SOCIAL

 - Promoting sustainable development of the local-traditional communities

- Supporting the livelihood of 3.000 families with social projects  in the areas of (health, education, woman empowerment,  income generation and infrastructure)

CLIMATIC

- REDD+

- Offsetting CO2 emissions on sustainable reserves

- International standards, validation and verification of carbon credits projects 

- 3 million tons of CO2 offsettings already validated and certified 

ECONOMIC

 "Transform natural resources of the Amazon rainforest into income and conservation, according to principles of social and environmental sustainability"

- Sustainable harvesting of Amazonian non-timber forest products

- Carbon Offseting 

- Corporate Social Responsibility "CSR"

- Individual Social Responsibility "ISR"

- Scientific research 

- Eco-tourism 

people first

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Building on these pillars, the Amazon Protection Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling it’s Mission, meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and excelling in addressing the Triple Bottom Line of Integrated Reporting; People, Planet, Profit;


PEOPLE: Across all activities, to support the engagement of local communities, co-creating and co-innovating such that the people own the solutions developed and that those solutions make a real and positive difference to their daily lives and open up new life experiences and opportunities.


PLANET: The use of science, technology and innovation to develop solutions to our greatest challenges, and allow us to tackle our biggest opportunities.


PROFIT: Supporting the creation of conditions for sustainably harvesting, processing and supplying Amazonian superfoods to the world.

AMAZON PROTECTION SUSTAINABLE RESERVES

Check out this great video - A walk through our mosaic of Protected Sustainable Reserves  and CO2 offsetting

AMAZON PROTECTION RESERVES - COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT

Check out this great video - People, Planet & Profit in harmony (Portuguese)

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Check out this great video - The flight from Manaus to our Reserves in Manicore city 

RESERVA EBCF - AMAZON RIO

Check out this great video - Fly over our Sustainable Reserves 

VIDEO EBCF & SINERGA

Check out this great video - Sinerga Cosmetic Industry, a partner and supporter 










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25 Southeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131, United States

+1 (786) 344 27-27

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card