Good Forests as a Climate Solution – How do rainforests store CO2 in the long term?

  „Buildings and the construction sector together account for 40% of total direct and indirect CO2 emissions.“ (Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction, 2019) This figure is quoted by the renowned climate impact researcher Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber – Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research – from his talk to the Baden-Württemberg Chamber […]

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Seedling Distribution in Uganda

  This year, we supported ten partner nurseries in raising seedlings for the March-May planting season in Uganda. The seedling distribution process started with counting all the seedlings raised in  partner nurseries in order to ascertain which and how many of those were viable and ready for planting in the various fields, which are located […]

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Join us on a virtual journey to the heart of Borneo

  Visiting a rainforest without having to book a flight? As of today, this is possible!  A new 360 video takes you on a virtual journey to our 100 Million Trees program, shot directly on location in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. In it, our Communications Coordinator Monalisa takes you on a 360° walk through our project […]

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The Fairventures Advent Calendar

  The decorated Sengon tree announces it: The most beautiful time of the year is approaching and we want to get in the mood for Christmas together with you over the next few weeks. That’s why we will launch the Fairventures advent calendar on our social media channels tomorrow. You can expect exciting content, inspiring […]

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Are wood products good for the climate? A life cycle assessment (LCA) of Sengon plywood

  Wood is regarded as an ecologically very sustainable material and usually has a negative CO2 balance, since it serves as a natural carbon pool. Especially in the construction sector, for example in comparison to aluminum, steel or lightweight concrete, which have relatively high CO2 emissions[1] per m3, wood can offer a sustainable alternative. As […]

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RESTOR: New Open Data Platform by Crowther Lab & ETH Zürich

„We need the whole ecology of humanity“ – In his new TED talk, Thomas Crowther announces Restor, an open data platform of ecological insights for the global restoration community coming 2021. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Crowther Lab, ETH Zurich and Google. It aims to support the global reforestation community […]

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New Milestone „One Million Trees“

Incredible, but true! We actually did it, the millionth seedling is distributed and we can finish the project One Million Trees successfully. We have been working on our reforestation program since 2014, and for a long time the goal of one million seedlings seemed to be a long way off. With the completion of the […]

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Fairventures and Out for Space deepen partnership

We are very happy to announce that we have entered a new phase in our partnership with Out for Space. This Southern German company produces innovative rattan products with amazing designs and many new applications. We in turn make sure that Out for Space will have a sustainable source of rattan in Central Kalimantan. Thus, […]

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Fairventures Services Empowers Exporters from Peru and Macedonia

IMM Cologne Fairventures Services welcomed Preda Plus/Swisscontact Macedonia from January 22. – 23.  at the IMM in Cologne. The aim was to provide information about the furniture market in Germany and the EU for the employment project “Increased Market Employability” (IME), based in Macedonia and funded by the Swiss government. A central question, for example, was […]

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Report from Climate Change Conference in Paris, by Simeon Max

The United Nations have convened in Paris for the 21st Climate Change Conference of Parties. As a delegate with the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) I have participated in this significant conference joined by more than 30,000 delegates from countries all around the world. Until the end of this week, negotiators have time to develop a […]

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