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First to achieve validation for a CarbonFix project in North America The Rainforest Alliance has validated an afforestation project of CO2 Environment to the standards of CarbonFix, making the...

July 31, 2012

Tensie Whelan, president of the international sustainability nonprofit the Rainforest Alliance, has been chosen as a recipient of the 2012 James Beard Foundation Leadership Award -- recognizing...

July 25, 2012

On July 3, 2012, Rainforest Alliance, Max Havelaar and UTZ Certified advised the State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment on the additional social conditions of the sustainable...

July 6, 2012

A group of four ranches in Brazil recently became the first in the world to earn Rainforest Alliance certification for sustainable cattle production. The ranches, all belonging to the group Fazendas...

June 19, 2012

The Paiter Suruí -- an indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon -- has become the first indigenous group to receive validation under two emerging global carbon market standards, designed to ensure...

June 4, 2012

The Rainforest Alliance, an international sustainability nonprofit, is proud to announce the companies that will receive Sustainable Standard-Setter awards on May 16 at a gala event in New York City...

May 15, 2012

Evidence that Markets, Consumers and the Planet Are Noticing the Impacts of Sustainability Certification What? Sustainability certification schemes have clearly raised the profile of sustainable...

May 11, 2012

Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms in Ethiopia, Colombia, Guatemala, and El Salvador earned top marks at the spring session of the Rainforest Alliance Cupping for Quality. The results were...

April 20, 2012

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