BMV Standard

BMV Standard

It is a standard characterization of credits in Brazil Mata Viva Program, which advocates Generation Sustainability Credit Units - UCS BMV - from the measurement of environmental, social and economic indicators in Forest regions resulting measuring carbon inventory.

Created from the union of concepts:

  • Preservation of Forests and Biodiversity,
  • Recognition of Culture and,
  • Sustainable Development.


The BMV Standard systematize the work of all partners, farmers of BMV Centers and Programs and Projects Brazil Mata Viva. It considers three key elements in the quality of additionality of preservation projects of forest biomes:

  • Emissions avoided in the project boundaries,
  • The maintenance of biodiversity and the capacity of the provision of ecosystem services and biomes,
  • Improving the quality of life of the inhabitants of forest areas.