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Greenoxx NGO is orientated to providing solutions to companies, industries, institutions, non governmental organizations and governments that intend to mitigate climate change through Forestry Projects and Avoided Deforestation Projects (REDD Projects).
Greenoxx integrates these projects to the different markets such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, regulated Voluntary Markets such as the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) and non regulated Voluntary Markets such as the CCB Standard, the VCS Standard, OTC among others.
In this framework, Greenoxx NGO has helped various projects to obtain carbon credits and sell them in the market and is currently developing REDD projects helping indigenous communities and contributing to biodiversity conservation..
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Silvia Gomez Caviglia
Postgraduate in Environment. Catholic University of Uruguay
Forestry Engineer. University of Agronomy - University of the Republic
Courses and seminars related to the forestry area
Courses and seminars related to the environmental area
Courses and seminars related to Climate Change
Dominium of reading, written and oral English
Knowledge of reading, written and oral Portuguese
Knowledge of reading, written and oral French
Knowledge of reading, written and oral German
Dominium of informatics operative systems
Executive Vice President and Partner of the Greenoxx Global Environmental Program (2003 - now)
Secretary of Greenoxx NGO (2005 - now)
Member of the Committee on Forestry of the Chicago Climate Exchange (2006)
Environmental Consultant for the European Union (2005)
Elaboration of Projects for its presentation before the Technological Development Program (2004)
Development and Research Manager of Paso Alto / Uruwood (1996 - 2003)
Private assessment in the forestry area (1996 - 2004)
Main Aspects of the Mentioned Activities
Coordination of the technical areas and the area of investigation of genetic improvement, etc.
Elaboration and presentation of the forestry projects of the company before the Forestry Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Investigation of the environmental impact of the forests.
Investigation of the international pulp market, as well as the pulp-log and chips market from Uruguay and the region.
Regional studies of the structuring of the harvesting chain, transport, port, etc.
Pre-feasibility studies for the installation of a pulp mill in Uruguay, possible locations, species, wood availability, employees, investment needed, etc.
Elaboration of articles for the media and presentation in radio with respect to the aforementioned areas.
Analysis of the possibilities of industrialization of the wood produced by the company.
Elaboration of studies for the evaluation of terrestrial and sea transport, harvesting costs, etc.
Direct contact with pulp-log buyers (trips abroad), participation in seminars at international level mainly about the future pulp-log market.
Creation and development of Greenoxx Global Environmental Program (GGEP).
GGEP, has developed two main areas, which carry out different activities Greenoxx NGO and Greenoxx Consulting.
Greenoxx Consulting has worked with MGM International from the year 2005, developing its forestry area worldwide, in everything related to the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations and the Voluntary Carbon Markets.
Currently, Greenoxx Consulting has signed an agreement with the Dutch consulting firm 33 Asset Management, to identify Forestry and Avoided Deforestation Projects for the Carbon Markets, mainly in Brazil, Malaysia and Indonesia.
The Greenoxx Project is a project designed for the mitigation of greenhouse gases through forestry, framed in the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol. It was declared of National Interest by the Presidency of the Republic and of Ministerial Interest by the Ministry of Agriculture and Foreign Affairs. Also, the CDM offices of Canada and Spain, with whom Uruguay has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, have approved the project.
Greenoxx NGO has been approved to act as Offset Aggregator within the Chicago Climate Exchange Electronic Commercialization Platform. This means Greenoxx NGO is able to present eligible projects to the CCX in order to obtain CFIs (Carbon Financial Instruments) and afterwards commercialize them in the CCX Platform.
Greenoxx NGO has registered and sold the first carbon credits project from Uruguay, the Banking Pension Fund forestry project. Greenoxx has also registered two additional forestry projects from Uruguay and is currently validating the first Avoided Deforestation Project in the Peruvian Amazon under the CCB Standard.
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