The Rainforest Alliance helps forward-thinking companies counter the destructive impacts of conventional palm oil production through responsible sourcing.
Deforestation in the tropics is a significant cause of global climate change (Murdiyarso,
Hergoualc’h and Verchot 2010).
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.
Olam is a global integrated supply chain manager of agricultural
products and food ingredients, sourcing 20 products, with a direct
presence in 64 countries.
We used a systematic survey and assessment process to characterize the context, motivations, investments, outcomes and participants of 191 initiatives using landscape approaches in Africa and Latin America.