Virgilio Viana, director general of FAS, receives Top SocialEnvironmental

5 of October of 2009 - The award recognizes the work that the Foundation has been carrying out the State of Amazonas

For Monick Maciel

The Association of Sales and Marketing of Brazil (ADVB) performs tomorrow (day 6) the awards event 'Top SocialEnvironmental 2009', in which the director general of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), Virgilio Viana, receive the prize in the Third Sector National. "We are pleased to receive national recognition for the work for the conservation and sustainability. I dedicate this award to the team at FAS, our President, Luiz Furlan and Governor Eduardo Braga ", Viana said.

 Director General of FAS, Virgilio Viana (Photo: Alberto Cesar Araujo) 

To Virgílio Viana, The award recognizes the work that the FAS has been performing successfully in the State of Amazonas. With less than two years of activities, FAS is already one of the largest non-governmental organizations in Brazil and that leads to greater social and environmental program in Amazon – Bag the Floresta. The FAS received the first certification of carbon avoided deforestation in the Amazon and was the first in the world to achieve a gold standard in this kind of international certification (Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance), conferred by the German TÜV-SÜD

Of the projects submitted by companies, ten were selected by staff as eligible to receive Title SocialEnvironmental ADVB MG 2009, among them are Bradesco, Course and Postal.

The award ceremony of the organizations and personalities will take place winners at the Center for Excellence in Mining Waste – CMRR, in Minas Gerais, a radiating center of projects and partnerships focused on conscious consumption and waste recycling.