Among others, the Covenant of shares will be defined according to the following priorities:


Generation, systematization and dissemination of knowledge on forest restoration;


Disclosure dining experiences in the Atlantic Forest, considering its technical, socioeconomic and operational;


Raising and mobilization of resources to support the actions and forest restoration projects;


Contribution to the formulation and implementation of public policies that contribute to forest restoration in the Atlantic Forest;


Monitoring of restoration projects and evaluation of their results;


Valuation of environmental and ecosystem services to society by remaining areas and restoration, reinforcing its importance to the quality of life and the means of production, taking advantage of opportunities in carbon and water markets;


Generation and expansion of job opportunities and income in the production chain of forest restoration in areas of the Atlantic Forest domain;


Integration of current efforts and establishing strategic partnerships for cooperation between Covenant signatories for environmental adequacy of rural properties to the Forest Code;


Continuous development and dissemination of technologies and knowledge aimed at increasing the scale of restoration actions, optimize and promote the improvement of the quality of their results, and contribute to the reduction of forest restoration costs;


Promote and encourage the establishment of training opportunities and qualification of the various actors involved in forest restoration actions and projects


Restoration projects developed by members and partners

This gallery presents restoration projects developed by members and Pact partners. All signatory members can contribute photos , videos and descriptions of projects already carried out or being carried out .

To participate , just send the material to: along with the identification of the name of the institution , company or government agency responsible for implementing the project . The more material and detailed descriptions of the design, is better! Participate and help disseminate successful experiences in restoration


A. A. Copaíba

The Environmentalist Association Copaíba is a private non-profit organization, which operates in about 20 municipalities in southern Minas Gerais and East Paulista. Our mission is to conserve and restore the Atlantic Forest of the river basins of the Peixe and Camanducaia.16 years ago, the Copaíba operates in the production of native tree seedlings, forest restoration, environmental awareness and public policy.Over the years, the Copaíba has contributed to improving the quality and quantity of water in the region, the supply of natural reservoirs and water infiltration into the soil, through its projects and forest restoration programs. 

Photo: Pitauá - 2001, before restoration.

Today add to 460,000 seedlings planted in more than 3.000.000m² areas that are in restoration process. These areas are distributed in the vicinity of 210 springs and streams water tributaries of the Rio do Peixe and Camanducaia.Besides the performed forest restoration and supported by Copaíba, the Forest Nursery of the institution produces and provides seedlings for the whole region. To date it has been produced over 1,400,000 seedlings of native tree species of the Atlantic Forest that supply both institutional projects as a third party.

Photo: Pitauá - 2013, after restoration.



EIn 2015, the company gets funding from FAPESP through the Innovative Research in Small Companies (Pipe) to create and compare restoration methodologies, evaluating its effectiveness from the operating costs and the potential for regeneration of forest areas.


AThe company Bioflora guides, prepares and executes restoration projects of degraded areas and changed (PRADA), conducts training courses in Brazil and some countries abroad, makes the rural environmental registration (CAR) of rural properties, and other related services ecological restoration. The nursery Bioflora is now one of the largest in the state of São Paulo with a production capacity of 4 million 200 native species per year.



Fibria Celulose has as one of its long-term goals to restore 40,000 hectares in protected areas of five states where it operates (ES, MG, BA, SP and MS), including biomes Atlantic Forest and Cerrado, 2025. By 2015, the company has already started the restoration of 19 hectares of its protected areas, through techniques that include the planting of native species, intercropping planting native eucalyptus, conduction of natural regeneration and control of alien and invasive .

Among the benefits of the restoration is increasing regional biodiversity, generate numerous environmental services, and the regional structure of the supply chain of seeds and seedlings, generating about 500 direct jobs, reaching communities in its region .

The company is a signatory to Atlantic Forest Resthe Restoration Pact and has the support of Ecology and Forest Restoration Laboratory (LERF) and the Tropical Forestry Laboratory (LASTROP), both of ESALQ / USP, the Forest Restoration Laboratory (LARF / UFV) and the Nature Conservancy (TNC), with which since 2014 has signed a cooperation agreement to carry out the monitoring of their areas in restoration process, based on the Monitoring Protocol  of the Atlantic Forest Resthe Restoration Pact

The company financed part of its restoration program through the Forest BNDES credit line worth 168 million reais, for the recovery of 21,000 hectares of Atlantic Forest in Bahia, Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais.


SOS Mata Atlântica


For 15 years, SOS Atlantic Forest Foundation contributes to forest restoration of the Atlantic Forest, through its Clickarvore and Future Forests program. Are 2,500 projects, 35 million seedlings planted, which combined, cover an area of 20,000 hectares.






In the Center of Forest Experiments SOS Atlantic Forest - Brazil Kirin, 4 million native seedlings were produced, supported 30 research projects and has an environmental education program and visitations, which has trained more than 33,000 visitors.

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Technical and financial management of forest restoration projects

The Verdesa has been working since 2010 in technical and financial management of forest restoration projects. In this period they were planted over half a million native trees on about 320 ha of tropical seasonal forest in the state of São Paulo.


The plantations are located in the Atlantic Forest biome in areas of permanent preservation of water courses and legal reserve. The environmental benefits related to restoration are related to the water issue, soil conservation and connectivity benefits for biodiversity.


In planting several species of threatened animals were recorded including some species of migratory birds, the first record for the state of São Paulo's caboclinho-de-chat-white (Sporophila palustres). Regarding the water issue were restored PPAs direct contributors to the Rio Tiete and Piracicaba, including the banks of the Barra Bonita reservoir.

The Restoration had partnerships with NGOs as the a TNC (The Nature Conservancy) e SOS Mata Atlântica and companies as AES Tietê and Radar (Grupo Cosan). 

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