Press Releases

Every country in the Western Hemisphere shares a common heritage -- our migratory bird, sea turtle, bat, butterfly and whale species. Because the ranges of these species span international...

April 21, 2010

The Rainforest Alliance, an international nonprofit organization, is seeing continued growth in all of its programs in sustainable forestry, agriculture, tourism and climate, despite an uncertain...

April 5, 2010

The Rainforest Alliance's SmartWood program announced today its certification of a Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (MA DCR) group to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...

March 30, 2010

The Rainforest Alliance has validated the first carbon project in Africa against the 2008 version of the Plan Vivo Standard for community-led land-use carbon projects. Located in the rural...

March 22, 2010

London -- Tea took another industry-changing leap towards sustainability today as the Rainforest Alliance announced that Tetley, the world's second largest tea company, has committed to sourcing...

February 18, 2010

This Valentine's Day, sweethearts can demonstrate their love for one another and for the environment by choosing gifts and activities that support the environment and improve the conditions of...

February 10, 2010

Illegal logging throughout the world's forests continues to undermine efforts to promote social equity, environmental conservation and sustainable economic growth in many nations. In developing...

January 26, 2010

In spite of an unrelenting economic downturn, the Rainforest Alliance continued to grow and flourish in 2009. Why? According to president Tensie Whelan, it's because "we have a unique model that is...

January 1, 2010

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