The Workshop, which was organized by the Rainforest Alliance and Citi and received support from Imaflora and the Cornerstone Capital Group, took place in São Paulo, Brazil, on April 24, 2015.
During 2014, the Rainforest Alliance achieved major milestones. The early part of the year saw the millionth Rainforest Alliance Certified farm.
The livelihoods of more than 25 million people in the tropics depend on coffee, one of the world’s most widely traded commodities. Coffee is farmed on approximately 12 million hectares worldwide, an area nearly the size of England.