As we face increasing environmental and social challenges, savvy consumers are demanding more of companies. They want proof of how companies are contributing to a healthier and more sustainable world. Rainforest Alliance certification benefits your company by offering a powerful way to demonstrate your sustainability commitments. Through certification, companies also gain rewards from establishing better […]
Topics: Benefits of certification
Rainforest Alliance certification offers many benefits to your farm and to you as a farmer. The methods prescribed in our agriculture standard can help you maximize your farm’s healthy productivity and improve the quality of your crop. Through our training tools, we provide support and guidance to help farmers adapt to climate change. Together, we […]
People, Planet, Profit – How to Summarize the Impact of Sourcing Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Products
What is the impact of sourcing more sustainably through the Rainforest Alliance certification program? It’s a question that we (and probably our partner companies, too) are often asked. Of course, we could list dozens of benefits for many stakeholders. But we like to keep things simple. Below, we summarize the impact of the Rainforest Alliance […]
It wasn’t all toucan t-shirts and lizard candy.
How the Save the Rainforest movement gave rise to modern environmentalism
Certification has long been recognized as a powerful way to improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, and to safeguard the land that sustains these rural people. But the influence of sustainability standards reaches far beyond certified farms, forests, and enterprises. Such standards can also help shape government policies, raise consumer awareness, and funnel […]
Businesses are under increasing scrutiny and pressure from stakeholders and society to become more accountable for their environmental and societal impacts. Those who have committed to do so, a milestone in itself, can choose from an increasing variety of reporting frameworks. Which reporting framework to choose? What does it take to implement these?