Producers’ perceptions of costs and benefits play an important role in the motivation to become and stay certified.
The Rainforest Alliance helps forward-thinking companies counter the destructive impacts of conventional palm oil production through responsible sourcing.
The private sector is increasingly interested in integrated landscape management (ILM) as a means to mitigate risks, and address opportunities beyond the production unit. Scherr et al.
Deforestation in the tropics is a significant cause of global climate change (Murdiyarso,
Hergoualc’h and Verchot 2010).