B Impact Report

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ECOTIERRA

Agroforestry project developer, carbon credit & commodities marketer
Certified Since: August, 2015
Location: Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
Sector: Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Overall B Impact Scoreinfo_outline

82.5

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ECOTIERRA is first and foremost a developer of environmental and sustainable development projects that generate high quality carbon offsets. They design, organize and manage fair-trade reforestation projects which directly impact the communities in which we operate. Their project management, social engineering and technical expertise allow local stakeholders to increase their revenues through increased and improved crop production while generating compensatory carbon offsets – whose revenue will help strengthen the cooperatives.

Deforestation activities remains the single greatest emitters of carbon dioxide representing nearly 20% of world wide emissions and often is the result of illegal logging and mining activities, migration and poor agricultural practices.

Though it's project ECOTIERRA is looking to promote the benefits of developing an agroforestry system to local communities while using the carbon offsets generated to support these same communities as well as serving as an compensating/educational tool for individual.

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