PARTNERSHIP PLATFORM FOR THE AMAZON
The PPA is a private sector-led collective action platform that seeks to foster sustainable development solutions for the Amazon, providing opportunities for the 25 million people living in the region. Through its working groups, the PPA leverages social and environmental investments, fosters the development of transformative partnerships, shares best practices, and creates a collaborative environment for the development of joint solutions to local challenges. Our network already includes over 40 large, medium and small-sized enterprises, as well as civil society organizations and international partners that share our same goals.
WG1 – ENTREPRENEURSHIP
This working group seeks to support local entrepreneurs and innovative businesses through impact investing and business environment development initiatives, as well as the acceleration and incubation of Amazon startups. It is responsible for the PPA Acceleration and Investment Program, and for the Collective Loan Platform.
WG2 – BIOECONOMY
This working group fosters opportunities for strategic investment in startups and local companies, and supports the creation of innovative and creative arrangements for connecting and integrating large companies' production chains.
WG3 – MARKETS
This working group develops local value chains, stimulating the procurement of local products and services by the private sector operating in the region.
WG4 – TERRITORIES
This working group promotes dialogue and cooperation among local government, communities and the private sector in actions related to land planning, management, and development.
The PPA is coordinated by its Executive Secretariat under the guidance of its Deliberative Council, and in contact with its thematic groups. Each WG also has a committee led by member companies, which is in charge of organizing its activities.
The PPA Executive Secretariat is the body responsible for coordinating its program management, as well as monitoring and evaluating projects supported by the PPA. In addition, it represents the PPA in its contacts with other organizations, implementing the PPA strategy together with the PPA Fund Manager.
The PPA Deliberative Council is the body responsible for designing strategic crosscutting guidelines and for the supervision of the PPA executing bodies: the Executive Secretariat and the PPA Fund Manager. It is formed by top management representatives of private sector organizations with an interest in working collaboratively for sustainable solutions for the Amazon.
PPA Fund Manager
The PPA Fund Manager looks after the financial resources mobilized through the PPA.