Biodiversity
natural resources
Responsibility and
conservation of

FOREST GROWERS

In 2020, we reached the milestone of more than 5.5 million Atlantic Forest native trees planted in an area equivalent to more than 7,000 soccer fields. Following this restoration perspective, we met the yearly goals of initiatives which make the Atlantic Forest fragment connection national strategy and follow the local conservation plans in every 11 cities where we operate.  

monitoring of

fauna and flora in

900,000 HECTARES

in synergy with Suzano

AND MORE FORESTS ARE COMING!

In 2020, the RPPN Estação Veracel / Pau Brasil National Park ecologic area restoration was initiated based on the GIZ* International Cooperation German Agency’s Atlantic Forest project. This is a contribution to implement the Porto Seguro Atlantic Forest municipal plan and move one step ahead towards this audacious connection dream. The vegetation cover evolution since 1990 where Veracel operates can be checked in the vegetation cover monitoring maps related to the southern Bahia. The images have been updated in 2020 (https://monitoramentobahia.dialogoflorestal.org.br/) *Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

WE ARE ONLY THE GUARDIANS

In May 2020, the biodiversity preservation work carried out in the RPPN Veracel Station earned the company the FSC* (Forest Stewardship Council) C017612 seal for Ecosystem Service Procedures. We are the first in the pulp and paper industry to receive this recognition. The FSC certification aims to recognize and value companies and organizations which use natural resources without depleting them. This is one of the sustainable development pillars and is aligned with our purpose as a company.