Global transformations are occurring at an unprecedented pace, with grassroots movements springing up as fast as you can hit “send” on your smartphone. A change in one place has the power to ripple out and impact communities thousands of miles away.
Similarly, our planet’s environment is undergoing seismic change -- increased incidences of droughts, floods and other extreme weather events, the destruction of wildlife habitat, the mass extinction of species -- and the effects of these shifts are equally momentous.
The international AMResorts chain has made impressive efforts to improve the sustainability performance of its hotels in Mexico. As a result, many AMResort hotels across the country achieved Rainforest Alliance verification for sustainable tourism. In this document, they share the story of their sustainability initiatives and the investments made in local communities and conservation.
The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee farms that have implemented the Sustainable Agriculture Network’s Climate Module guidelines for climate-friendly agriculture report important environmental and economic benefits.