Bandeira and Capelli are two factories located in the state of Alagoas. The combined ceramics have around 150 employees working in the production of tiles, bricks and structural ceramic products. Seeking to bring more sustainable practices to the local construction industry, Mr. Albuquerque abandoned the common practice and switched from non-renewable kiln fuel and native wood to renewable biomass such as bamboo, coconut husk, cashew shavings, sawdust, mesquite and sustainable wood.
The hexagon demonstrates the continuous improvement of the project during all verification periods. The Social Carbon Standard encourages the reinvestment of a percentage of the income from the carbon credits in socioenvironmental benefits, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Social Carbon: far beyond carbon, it is social equality.
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