Press Releases

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

The Rainforest Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of Shop the Frog, a new, easy-to-navigate, consumer directory of Rainforest Alliance Certified™ products available around the world. In...

April 16, 2012

Upswing Reflects Increased Recognition of Rainforest Alliance Certification and Its Benefits Globally During 2011, the Rainforest Alliance demonstrated significant growth globally in sustainable...

April 11, 2012

The USGBC is in the final stages of a complete revision of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating Systems.  The third public comment period for the draft LEED 2012 standard...

March 23, 2012

The Natural Products Expo West -- the nation’s largest trade show in natural, organic and healthy products -- kicks off this week, and this year’s exhibit features numerous product launches from...

March 8, 2012

The Rainforest Alliance today announced that it has teamed up with the Sustainable Spices Initiative (SSI) to interpret the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) standards to incorporate the...

February 10, 2012

The Rainforest Alliance is pleased to announce that its verification standard for tourism businesses has been recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) -- the internationally...

February 2, 2012

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