About Us

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Who we are

Treevive is an impact-driven company that closes the gap between forest landscape projects in need of financial solutions and companies and investors that seek high-quality, bankable projects for their biodiversity and carbon commitments.

 

We support tropical forest project owners with funding and technical assistance to accelerate the development of the carbon asset of their project. And market the results of these projects – including its biodiversity and local community’s benefits – by offering companies that want to offset their unavoidable CO2 emissions high quality forest carbon credits.

Treevive acts as a revolving structure; generated profits flow forward to fund new forest projects.

Treevive is a subsidiary of Form International, which has 30 years of expertise in forestry investments and the development of forest landscape projects in tropical regions of Africa, Latin America and Asia. The company is experienced in the development and certification of forest carbon projects and delivers a range of related consulting services to clients worldwide.

Treevive’s core team is complemented by a broad and diverse pool of Form International experts, in-country experts and international partners.

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Our mission

Our mission is to contribute to the acceleration of private sector climate finance for the long-term conservation, restoration and sustainable management of tropical forest landscapes that deliver multiple social and environmental impacts.

To do so we bring together seed capital and skills to transform ideas into investment-ready forest landscape projects. These project have access to investment capital and the international carbon market.

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Our values

Our 5 guiding values translates in high-quality, transparent and trustful services and agreements to obtain the best value for our clients, stakeholders and partners. Together we take the initiative and decisive action to stand up and work for a greener and healthier planet.

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Excellence

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Transparency

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Integrity

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Partnerships

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Courage

How we work

Treevive bridges the gap between forest landscape projects wishing to receive carbon finance and businesses and investors who are seeking to fund these kinds of projects and are willing to pay a fair price. We want the highest amount of benefits to flow to the forest projects, there where impact is created. We focus on new project development, offering technical assistance and financing forest landscape projects in an efficient way. Building on the founding organization and partners’ networks and track-record in developing forest assets, Treevive is unique in facilitating long-term sustainable relationships and tailor-made matches.

Quality guaranteed

Treevive applies strict quality requirements and standards for all projects, buyers and investors to ensure strong community and biodiversity benefits, compliance with international certification standards and ESG requirements. We require buyers of our carbon credits to use offsetting appropriately in their emissions reduction in line with climate science.

Why join Treevive

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Our own carbon footprint

Like others in our industry, we sometimes travel via airplane for project visits, meetings and other events. In doing so, we’re contributing to air travel emissions. We try to reduce the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of our travel as much as possible:

  • We limit international travel to essential trips only. We give priority to tele- or videoconferencing and rely on local partners wherever possible;
  • We travel by train or share a car when a trip is under 8 hours;
  • When air travel cannot be avoided, we compensate GHG emissions by purchasing quality carbon credits from our projects.

Besides compensating air travel, we also compensate all other travels and the carbon footprint of our office through Treevive carbon forest projects. For the purchase of office materials and other goods we maintain sustainable procurement policies.

Team

Treevive’s core team is responsible for daily management, fundraising, investor and buyer relations, contracting, administration and marketing and communication.

Liesbeth Gort

l.gort@forminternational.nl

Liesbeth Gort

Liesbeth leads Treevive, where she channels her passion for forests solutions and connects them to people and businesses to create lasting social and environmental impacts.
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Paul Hol

p.hol@forminternational.nl

Paul Hol

Paul brings three decades of experience in finding effective solutions and financing for large scale reforestation and landscape restoration activities worldwide.
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Rik Sools

r.sools@forminternational.nl

Rik Sools

Rik brings in his expertise to design and manage large scale sustainable forest landscape projects, forestry investments and carbon off take agreements.
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Freek Jan Teunissen

fj.teunissen@forminternational.nl

Freek Jan Teunissen

Freek Jan brings in an extensive experience in the finance discipline to support and advice the team by achieving the impact goals set.
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This team is supported by the wider Form organization. A great team of passionate and dedicated professionals with entrepreneurial experience and spirit and highly qualified forest, carbon, ESG, finance and legal expertise with global experience. In addition, we work together with our partners and a wide pool of international experts.

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Do you want to know more about our services or discuss your forest project or asset?

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