After a two-year comprehensive analysis on the necessary evolution of certification, we have developed a set of ambitious and pragmatic approaches, fortified by advanced monitoring techniques, to improve our cocoa certification program.
After years of hard work and collaboration, we are proud to say that we have now published our new certification program, including the new the Sustainable Agriculture Standard for farmers and companies.
We understand that cost is an important factor when considering Rainforest Alliance certification. While costs vary depending on your work and your needs, this page gives you an overview of certification costs for farmers, certification bodies, and companies. Cost of Rainforest Alliance certification for farmers Farmers pay for audit services from the certification body of […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world in profound and unexpected ways. The livelihoods of millions of farmers and workers have suffered, normal business has been disrupted, and the impacts continue to rise as the virus shifts to new regions. Sustainability certifications are a proven way to improve supply chains' economic and environmental performance.
This document accompanies the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (including its two constituent parts, the Farm Requirements and the Supply Chain Requirements), which forms a
Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Standard: Introduction
At the Rainforest Alliance, we recognize that sustainability is a long-term journey and to make sectors truly sustainable, all supply chain actors have a role to play. An inclusive supply chain is one
What’s in our 2020 Certification Program? Shared Responsibility