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We create 100% sustainable value

“The future depends on the intelligent use and value creation of natural resources.”

Sérgio Silva, CEO and Founder of BGW, S.A.

Nothing is lost

We take care of the planet

BIO GREEN BARBECUE

How we do

A unique production process

SUSTAINABILITY

Committed to future generations, we promote the transition to production patterns th at minimise the use of natural resources, in a process that ensures zero waste and allows us to obtain value-added products in areas such as pharmaceuticals, food, agriculture or cosmetics.

BGW IN FIGURES

Growing success

23

How many we are

288000

Total Research Hours

3/4

Number of Patents

OUR MISSION

To accelerate the transition to clean and sustainable energy by creating
and maximising the value of biomass and forest, agricultural and
domestic waste.
  • To develop, in a perspective of reciprocity with Nature, alternatives that add value and are 100% sustainable.
  • Investigate and create, from an innovative, scientific and ethical point of view, unique processes that mitigate environmental challenges.

OUR VISION

To be a reference in the promotion of knowledge and research, towards a new environmental paradigm that ensures the well-being of all, where nothing is lost, everything is transformed.
  • To continuously develop a path of innovative and sustainable discoveries leading to disruptive technologies.
  • To be, as a team, a brand that combines scientific and technological knowledge with passion, ambition and resilience, and which materialises in solutions that guarantee circularity and the creation of value.

OUR VALUES

Excellence

Integrity


Our work is guided by the principles of transparency, ethics and respect for people and for what Nature nobly and generously offers us.

Excellence

We operate focused on our best, where audacity, care, rigour and responsibility underpin everything we do.

Innovation

We continuously raise the human and technological potential, the genesis of our “modus operandi”.

Creativity

We think and work from a disruptive point of view, which pushes us to leave our comfort zone and create innovative solutions.

Sustainability

We ensure that resources are saved, guaranteeing social, environmental and economic sustainability.

Passion

We face challenges with enthusiasm, joy and resilience, determined by the passion and pride in this cause that sets us apart.

PATHWAY AND OPPORTUNITIES

A Handful of Opportunities

START

It all started with Sérgio Silva, CEO and Founder of Bio Green Woods:

    • He has founded several companies in different geographies of the globe;
    • He has always maintained a connection to international trade;
    • Travelled all over the world which gave him a close contact with dozens of factory floors;
    • Travelled all over the world which gave him a close contact with dozens of factory floors;

FUTURE

The pursuit of all the objectives that were the basis for the creation of this project:

    • Maintain a spectrum of innovative research based on value creation;
    • Developing advanced technology that guarantees zero waste;
    • Ensuring the path to carbon neutrality;

2005/2006

Sérgio Silva founds Mercancia, Lda – a company dedicated to international trade

makes his first trip to Argentina, where he visits charcoal manufacturers

starts contacts with the charcoal “world

2006/2014

Sérgio Silva starts selling
charcoal to the United States
of América

knowing the reality of the
country, obtains a concession
of about 45,000 hectares, in
Cuando-Cugango Province,
Angola, where he intends to
replicate BGW’s model

2014/2015

Sérgio Silva invites Pedro Ferreirinha

(November 2014) presents the project to him and challenges him to make it happen

(early 2015) the 1st prototype is developed (with the help of a locksmith) with capacity for 30 kg of biomass

2015/2017

Start-up of the “Pilot” Factory in
Oliveira de Frades

development of the 2nd
prototype, already with a reactor,
with capacity for 1 ton of
biomass

2017/2018

Incêndios florestais destroem as instalações da Fábrica Piloto Oliveira de Frades

2018/2019

Reconstruction of the plant in
Oliveira de Frades

Conclusion of Chemical Magic
System 1 – CMS 1 (submission of
international patent application)

2019/2020

Entry of new Investors

Transformation of BGW into a public limited company

2020/2022

Start-up of the
Alvaiázere Industrial Unit

2022

Conclusion of the work

Start-up of activity at the new Alvaiázere industrial unit