BVRio is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to promote the use of market mechanisms to facilitate compliance with environmental laws and support the green economy. Although originally focused on promoting environmental compliance in Brazil, BVRio has recently expanded its scope and activities to face up to international and global challenges.
This includes work on the legality of wood, responsible agriculture, solid waste and plastics, forest legislation, climate and emissions, and industrial effluents. Currently, operations are taking place in South America, Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa and China. BVRrio’s membership of the ATIBT is relevant to the promotion of the production and trade of legal and certified tropical timber.