Certification has had a huge impact in bringing sustainability to the forefront of business thinking, but it must continue to evolve to provide more value to farmers and companies and ensure that people and nature can thrive in harmony.
That's why the Rainforest Alliance launched its new Certification Program, which entered into force in July 2021. The Sustainable Agriculture Standard, along with its assurance and technology systems, are data-powered, and based on the principles of continuous improvement, risk-based assurance, contextualization, and shared responsibility. This is how we can deliver more value to the two million farmers and thousands of businesses that use Rainforest Alliance certification to drive more sustainable agricultural production and responsible supply chains.
Early Feedback on the New Certification Program: Kyagalanyi Coffee Shares Their Implementation Experience
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This page gives you an overview of certification costs for farmers and companies.
This guidance document provides some guidance on how to use QGIS with geodata. QGIS can be used to convert a file containing geospatial data (e.g. shapefiles) to a KML or GeoJSON file, manage geodata
Retail and Foodservice Companies Now Included in Rainforest Alliance Certification and Traceability: What you Need to Know
As part of our 2020 Certification Program, certain retailers are now able to earn certification.
Rainforest Alliance is developing the new Exceptional Use Policy, where exceptions will be granted for the use of prohibited pesticides as listed in Annex 7. To make your request for an exception, you