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Working for a social business also means…

The whole team during the permaculture training session A social business is often defined by its main objective: it works to tackle a social and/or environmental problem in society, through commercial activities that must be economically sustainable. The definition also … Continue reading

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Awards ceremony of Arbres d’Avenir, french competition for agroforestry

Arbres d’Avenir, the first national competition for agroforestry organized by Fermes d’Avenir, AccorHotels and PUR Projet, supports farmers’ initatives to plant trees in agroforestry models on their farms. 34 project holders were granted € 200,000 with funds and support for … Continue reading

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Ethiopia, Sidama Agroforestry Project: certification update

Sidama Agroforestry Project ran its last review from Ecocert before validation of the project under the Reforestation and Solidarity standard*. This multi-component project with small-scale coffee farmers allowed more than 225,000 trees  to be planted between 2015 and 2016.

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Honduras, Aprosacao Reforestation Project : certification update

Aprosacao Reforestation Project ran its last review from Gold Standard* before Initial Certification. This community reforestation and agroforestry project with small-scale cocoa farmers allowed 200,000 trees to be planted between 2012 and 2015.

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A fresh look at PUR Projet

This morning was different from any other. Today, I started my new job at PUR Projet. At exactly nine o’clock, being very punctual, I walked into the gate on Pierre Levée street and climbed up to the second floor. Well-dressed … Continue reading

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Biocorredor Martin Sagrado won the 2016 Convergences International Award

Pictures of the 2016 Convergences awards evening ceremony awarding the International Price to Biocorredor Martin Sagrado project in Peru. Congratulations to all farmers! We will be at the next Convergences Global Forum to represent the project on September 5th, 6th and 7th in … Continue reading

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Pokamasta coral reef restoration project

Pokmasta is PUR Projet’s first marine ecosystems preservation and restoration project, started un June 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. Having received the authorization of the Indonesian government to immerge the metallic structures (artificial reef) in the sea, 311 baby corals have been placed on … Continue reading

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Serendipity

“UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Gran Pajatén”: 2.4 million hectares registered Some projects look like a fairy tale, Gran Pajatén is one of them. A project which came by chance in 2007, in the remote village of Santa Rosa in the Peruvian Amazon, during a fortunate … Continue reading

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PUR Projet becomes a Certified B Corporation

We are proud to announce that PUR Projet has joined the B Corp community ! A group of over 1600 companies working to redefine success in business.

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Cultivating tastes with Slow Food in Switzerland

Preserve local endangered foods and defend gastronomic traditions: that’s the mission undertaken by Slow Food, an international network present in 150 countries with more than 100 000 members. PUR Projet has initiated a partnership with Slow Food Switzerland to develop a planting project … Continue reading

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