Researchers commissioned by the Rainforest Alliance compared financial recordkeeping variables between Rainforest Alliance Certified farms and noncertified farms; they also surveyed social lenders and local, in-country financial institutions.
This research is based on conversations with leading companies, industry experts and suppliers and other stakeholders about alternative approaches to addressing social performance issues in their supply chains.
The report summarizes the results of four studies conducted by Cenicafe, a Colombian coffee research institute. Streams were found to be healthier on certified farms, and certified farmers implemented a variety of Best Management Practices at a higher rate than their noncertified neighbors.
Over de hele wereld, in bossen en in de landbouw, in keukens en supermarkten, in klaslokalen, pers- en directiekamers, werkt Rainforest Alliance aan bescherming van de biodiversiteit, behoud van natuurlijke bronnen, reductie van klimaatverandering en economi...