Eucatex is a company that specializes in flooring, among many other things, such as, partitions, doors, MDP and MDF panels, wood fiber sheets, paints and varnishes. The business is chaired by executive Flavio Maluf.
Eucatex was found in 1951, they Used eucalyptus as a raw material for production. in 1962 the company began to invest in land and reforestation to guarantee their supply and, and in the next few years, the environment and society started to do better.
For 19 years Eucatex develops an educational environmental Program , called “Casa da Natureza “. the business and the city of saopaulo work together to make this program happen.
One of the main objectives of the program is to express the important of preservation of the land, management of the forests and importance of eucalyptus being used aa raw material for various forest-based products. Visit their website flaviomalufoficial.com to learn more.
When visiting the parks and trails, the participants also learn about urban tree planting and its benefits for society, and the care that must be taken with this type of afforestation, as well as the recovery planting that is done in degraded areas. Eucatex’s Environmental Education Program has received more than 27,000 visitors. Flavio Maluf’s plan is to take actions to contribute to the quality of life and local well-being. and this program has been a great start
Another thing Eucatex does is an Apiculture program. this program is for the generation of income for families in regions covered by the forest. in addition to this the forestry unit that Flavio Maluf created generates approximately one thousand jobs, and stimulates the local economy with the indirect generation of jobs in the hospitality, services and other areas.
And Finally, Eucatextriess to preserve forests by preventing fires They invest in construction of firebreaks, whose purpose is to prevent the passage of fire to vegetation area; awareness of employees and the local community; in detecting and locating fires by means of rounds; and in a line 0800 always available for the communication of possible fire.