NTFPs value chains


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NTFPs value chains
Production and export of natural ingredient-based high-quality organic cosmetics and household cleaning products
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Food and Beverage
Business Model Description

Take advantage with value shared, inclusive, and sustainable export-oriented value chains of Colombian biodiversity to transform non-timber forest-based (NTFB). These bio-inputs into value added products for the cosmetics and home & personal care products (e.g., disinfectants, natural soaps, and others.)

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
20% - 25% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Medium Term (5–10 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 500,000 - USD 1 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Life on Land (SDG 15) Zero Hunger (SDG 2)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Good health and well-being (SDG 3) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Instituto Humboldt (2015) - Estado y tendencias de la biodiversidad continental de Colombia. Accessed May 30th 2020 2) DNP (2018) - Forest Economy Studires Estudios within the framework of the Green Growth Mission in Colombia. Accessed May 29th 2020 3) NIH (2018) – Endocrine Disruptors. Accessed May 21st 2020 4) Semana (2018) – Más de un millón de personas viven en el bosque nativo. Accessed May 22nd 2020 5) Dane (2019) – Encuesta anual manufacturera (EAM) Accessed May 21st 2020 6) INS (2018) - intoxicaciones por sustancias químicas colombia 2017. Accessed May 22nd 2020 7) MinAgricultura (2015) Colombia's portential for forestry commercial explotation 8) Semana Sostenible (2019) Forests have half of the national land 9) MinAmbiente (2018) Enviromental actions promoted by the National Government 10) DANE (2016) 7th Presentation from the National Agricultural Census 11) Semana (2015) Oriniquia the future Colombian food pantry 12) MinAgricultura, DANE (2016) Land use, National Agricultural Census 13) DANE (2019) UPA caracterization 14) EMIS (2020) Colombia: Food & Beverage Sector 2020/2021 15) Análisis de la competitividad del sector de cosméticos e ingredientes naturales (2018) 16) Fedeorgánicos (2012) General presentation of the sector 17) Cluster Bogota Comestics (2017) Natural Products
IOA Sources
  • 18) Infinitum (2020) - Organic Personal Care and Cosmetics Products Market. Accessed June 21st 2020 19) Andi (2020) – Industria Cosmética, aseo, absorbentes y plaguicidas de uso doméstico. June 21st 2020 20) CapitalMind (2019) – The beauty market makes its move to organic. June 21st 2020 21) Colombia Productiva (2019) - Evaluación y reformulación estratégica del Plan de Negocios del sector de Cosméticos y Aseo. Accessed May 22nd 22) MinAmbiente (2020) – Recursos genéticos. Accessed June 20th 2020 23) ] MinAmbiente (1996) – Decreto 1791 de 1996 24) Infinitum (2020) - Organic Personal Care and Cosmetics Products Market. Accessed June 21st 2020 25) Bancoldex (2018) – Programas especiales Bancoldex. Accessed June 20th 2020 26) Marca Colombia (2020) - Cinco emprendimientos de maquillaje y cosmética natural en Colombia. Accessed June 6th 2020 27) National Planning Department (2019) - 2030 Agenda in Colombia 28) Law 1377 of 2010, Colombian Congress 29) MinAgricultura (2008) Regulation for Organic production 30) MinAgricultura (2007) Resolution 00036 of 2007 31) IADB (2016) Impact of Early Stage Equity Funds in Latin America 32) MinAmbiente (2017) – Plan Nacional De Negocio Verdes (2018 – 2022)