Citing some of our work in Guatemala, this report argues that resource management springing from genuine community demand can nurture enterprises that generate considerable income and improve local ecosystems.
This report examines the impact of training and technical assistance on hotel operations -- finding it can dramatically improve compliance with sustainability criteria.
A study of Pennyslvania's state forestlands indicates that certification has led to higher prices for forest timber.
A study examining deforestation rates and occurrence of wildfire in Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve, including Forest Stewardship Council-certified concessions.
A joint project by the UN Global Compact, the Rainforest Alliance and a group of leading companies in developing indicators of business success from sustainability certification.