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CARBON OFFSETS

A company or an individual’s carbon footprint can be quantify by their main sources of energy consumption, such as transport or electricity. This carbon footprint can be offset via the purchase of carbon offsets, which are used to fund AMBIO’s reforestation projects.

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PLAN VIVO

The Scolel'te program is certified by the internationally acclaimed Plan Vivo Standard. Through Plan Vivo, the provision of ecosystem services is ensured through monitoring, reporting, and validation activities. Simultaneously, best-in-class practices are applied for the delivery of payments and co-benefits for participating communities.

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ECOMETRICA

AMBIO participates in the Forests 2020 Project, implemented by Ecometrica to improve community monitoring in developing countries

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Work areas

Chol Region

Selva Region

Sierra Juárez Region

Sierra Madre Region

Meseta Central Region

Tseltal Region

Zoque Region

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Testimonials

"Before, I used to grow corn and beans, but the land stopped growing, and the price of corn is very low and it does not work anymore. When the Scolel'te program arrived in my community, I entered it, and then I began to plant the trees ... "

Mr. Pascual Pérez, Ejido la Tronconada, Municipio de Salto de Agua, Chiapas

Cooperativa AMBIO

Scolel'te the tree that grows, is the first project of carbon bonds in the world, sponsored by Cooperativa AMBIO. We are the only project in Mexico that has the certification of the Plan Vivo Foundation and the verification of the Rainforest Alliance. We started in 1994 and are the starting point and reference point for the other carbon projects on the planet.
Cooperativa AMBIO
Cooperativa AMBIO
Los #Bosques y el #Agua tienen una relación armónica. Cada uno depende del otro para su subsistencia.

#Forests and #water have a harmonic relationship. Each depends on the other for their subsistence.

#DíaMudialDelAgua
#WorldWaterDay
Cooperativa AMBIO
Cooperativa AMBIO
Cooperativa AMBIO
Las mujeres juegan un rol importante en el cuidado y manejo de los #Recursos #Naturales. Participan de manera activa en las #Actividades the #Campo, son elemento clave para la #SeguridadAlimentaria, ya que administran los alimentos y otros recursos; sus #Conocimientos las convierte en agentes de cambio para la #Mitigación y #Adaptación al #CambioClimático, así como la #Reducción for #Riesgos por #CatástrofesNaturales.

Su relación con los #Bosques, las llevan a desempeñar actividades como la #Recolección for #Leña para #UsoDoméstico, limpiando el bosque de material combustible (causante de #Incendios #Forestales). Su conocimiento de la #Biodiversidad, les permite ser poseedoras de un #Conocimiento #Tradicional para su uso para temas #Medicinales y #Alimenticios.

A pesar de ello, es necesario reconocer sus #Aportaciones, darle #Valor a su #Trabajo y generar espacios para su #Participación. #DíaInternacionalDeLaMujer.

#Women play an important role in the #Protection and #Management
of the #NaturalResources. They actively participate in #Field #Activities, they are
a key element for #Food #Security since they manage food and other resources; their
#knowledge makes them #Agents of change for the #Mitigation and #Adaptation to
#ClimateChange, as well as the #Reduction of #Risks for #Natural #Catastrophes.

Their relationship with the #Forests , lead them to perform activities such as collection of #Firewood for #Household use, cleaning the forest of fuel material (component for #ForestFires). Their #tradicionalknowledge of the #Biodiversity, allows them to use it #Medicinal and #Food porpuses.

In spite of this, it is necessary to recognize their #Contributions, give #Value to their #Work and to generate spaces for their #Participation.
#InternationalWomensDay

Fotos/Photos: Mark Locki Photography
Cooperativa AMBIO
Cooperativa AMBIO
Los #Incendios generados por las personas, son una de las principales afectaciones que sufre el #ParqueCañonDelSumidero

Seamos una #Ciudadanía más #Responsable, #Cuidemos el #Parque.

#Fires provoked by people are one of the main problems of the #NationalPark #Sumidero #Canyon.

Let's become #Responsable #Citizens,
let's take care of the #Park.
Cooperativa AMBIO
Cooperativa AMBIO
La Expo ANTAD & #Alimentaria 2019, plataforma de negocios el sector #detallista, #industriales y #productores se reunieron para fomentar las #relaciones #comerciales del sector de #alimentos y #bebidas en #México.

Este evento fortaleció su compromiso hacia del #desarrollo #sostenible, a partir de compensar su huella de carbono a través del programa de #reforestación y #conservación for #bosques #Scolelte, operado por la Cooperativa AMBIO, con lo cual contribuirá a la generación de ingresos para los #habitantes de esas #comunidades.

La Expo ANTAD realizó acciones para conocer, medir y neutralizar la huella de carbono que se genera en la Expo; así como se redujeron más del 50% el consumo de #agua potable, se incrementó el porcentaje de #reciclaje for #residuos y se alcanzó un uso más eficiente de la #energía #eléctrica.

#VicenteYáñezSolloa
Elsa Esquivel
#IsauraRodríguez
#IsmaelMartínezCruz

The ANTAD & #Food 2019, business platform for the #retail, #industrial and #producers sector, gathered to promote the #commercial #relationships of the #food and #drinks industry in #Mexico.

This event strengthened its commitment to #sustainable #development, by compensating its carbon footprint through the #reforestation and #conservation program of #forests #scolelte, operated by the #AMBIO Cooperative, which will contribute to the generation of incomes for the #inhabitants of #communities.

The Expo carried out actions to measure and neutralize the #carbon #footprint generated at the event; as well as more than 50% of the consumption of #drinking water was reduced, a percentage of #recycling of #waste was increased and a more efficient use of #electric #energy was achieved.

#VicenteYáñezSolloa
Elsa Esquivel
#IsauraRodríguez
#IsmaelMartínezCruz

Los #Bosques y el #Agua tienen una relación armónica. Cada uno depende del otro para su subsistencia.

#Forests and #water have a harmonic relationship. Each depends on the other for their subsistence.

#DíaMudialDelAgua
#worldwaterday https://t.co/h7UNxuQ307

Participamos en el "Foro Soluciones Innovadoras para Resolver Retos de los #Municipios"/We participate in the "Innovative Solutions to Resolve Challenges of the #Municipalities Forum" https://t.co/e3HmdEW0R5
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9,000 hectares
OF FORESTS AND PRESERVED FORESTS FORESTS
20 years
of the Scolel'te program
536,593 tCO2
issued
7.1 tCO2eq
per person in Mexico

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