Composting Project in Santa Catarina is a sustainability program along with 13 swine confinement farms in Brazil, aiming to improve animal manure management systems, reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions and improving the living conditions of the population on the project sites. The purpose of this project is to reduce GHG emissions associated to swine waste management and to contribute to sustainable development. With the carbon project, small rural pig producers in Santa Catarina are part of the international carbon market.
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.
“The project has everything to work, it is a smart way to contribute to nature, not to be polluting and producing the meat that everyone needs.”
— Mr. Secco (Rural producer)
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