By georgitte. bamboo. At Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 09:47:13 AM.
bamboo an integral part of cultures as diverse and far apart as Asia Africa and South America seemingly everywhere and yet this humble plant could turn out to be the savior of our planet it s a bold claim but we ve taken nature for granted for too long we never imagined that our trees and forests would be in danger of disappearing but they are for years now the APC group has been planting growing and nurturing embracing the triple bottom line of people planet profit and the core values of sustainability environmental awareness and corporate social responsibility with offices around the world plantations on four continents and employing more than 4,000 people
flooring the uses of bamboo are endless investment in bamboo also represents a great opportunity for portfolio diversification the global market for bamboo is expanding at an extraordinary rate estimated to have been worth well over 50 billion u.s. dollars in 2015 and new technologies constantly coming online that are increasing bam-boom uses and production outputs the demand for high-quality bamboo seems limitless there is every possibility that we could be looking at a 100 billion US dollars a year industry in the not-too-distant future the remarkable growth in many ways reflects bamboos remarkable growth and it s high time to invest in something that not only has a negative correlation to the downside of traditional investments but also works to the benefit of the environment bamboo and the APC group a green footprint for a renewable source
calamus as per plantations also known as giant bamboo its stems grow more than 30 metres high at a fast growth rate and it provides optimal physical properties for its use in construction in the making of planks panels boards and much more when technically managed bamboo plantations can revert the soil degradation of overused areas restoring the landscapes and adding many social environmental and economic benefits in only two years new bamboo plantations can revert the soil erosion by up to 70% communities organized in associations are proven to be an effective formula to transform the land and the available labour force into true business opportunities through technical management of bamboo plantations whether for the preparation and sell