Certification and Assurance Services

Globally, sustainability standards and certification are transforming the way businesses operate. As a framework for change, certification delivers real business value, including:

  • Improved yields and quality of crops and timber products;
  • Improved conditions for workers and relationships with local communities;
  • Reduced operational and reputational risk; and
  • Access to markets and customers.
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, FSC label and Rainforest Alliance Verified Mark

Rainforest Alliance auditing and certification services are managed and implemented within its RA-Cert business unit. All related personnel responsible for audit design, evaluation, and certification/verification decisions are under the purview of the RA-Cert unit. For our full policy on independence in certification click here.

The Rainforest Alliance’s certification and assurance team helped establish some of the leading sustainability standards in:

Our expertise, independence and integrity is recognized and valued around the world, and we continue to innovate and drive improvements in these standards.

Beyond certification, the Rainforest Alliance provides technical and sourcing assistance and training to help businesses throughout their sustainability journey.

Rainforest Alliance Certification: Certification with a Mission

Certification with a Mission

What sets the Rainforest Alliance’s certification, verification and validation team apart? Our deep-seated commitment to conservation, 25-year history of excellence, highly-trained, locally based staff and position as leader in the field of certification, verification and validation.

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