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Dow Announces Strategic Collaboration With Natura for Project Ybá in Brazil - a Model of Sustainable Commercial-ecological- Social Development in the Amazon Rainforest

Summary: 
  • A Dow initiative, “Project Ybá: Conservation that Transforms” aims to develop a local cooperative, which will sell the bioactive products from Dow’s preserved areas of the Amazon Rainforest, and increase family incomes in the local community, while conserving the rainforest.
  • Reinforcing its commitment to customers and local communities, Dow is collaborating with Natura cosmetics brand, which intends to purchase bioactives from Amazon communities and use them in its products portfolio.
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  • A Dow initiative, “Project Ybá: Conservation that Transforms” aims to develop a local cooperative, which will sell the bioactive products from Dow’s preserved areas of the Amazon Rainforest, and increase family incomes in the local community, while conserving the rainforest.
  • Reinforcing its commitment to customers and local communities, Dow is collaborating with Natura cosmetics brand, which intends to purchase bioactives from Amazon communities and use them in its products portfolio.

Contributing to Social Development and Amazon Forest Conservation

by Javier Constante, President, Latin America
Summary: 
I am very proud to see the launch of this project and have Dow playing an active role in contributing to the social development of the Breu Branco community...
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I am very proud to see the launch of this project and have Dow playing an active role in contributing to the social development of the Breu Branco community...
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