When: Monday, September 16th at 12:30PM
Where: IAB Room 1302
Lunch will be provided
EcoPlanet Bamboo aims to address deforestation by making bamboo the timber of the 21st century. It is the largest owner and operator of commercial bamboo plantations outside of China, with plantations in Central America and Southern Africa. EcoPlanet Bamboo aims to become the leading provider of bamboo products and raw materials to manufacturing companies in the US, Europe and Middle East regions.
EcoPlanet Bamboo was the first company to receive carbon validation through the Verified Carbon Standard for its bamboo plantations in Nicaragua and has been shortlisted for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2013.