Child labour demands our urgent attention. All of us need to do our part to improve the livelihoods of farmers and farming communities around the world in a way that supports children, argues the Rainforest Alliance's child labor lead Kunera Moore.
COVID-19 heightens the risk of child labour. This is how we can tackle it
Joky François, the Rainforest Alliance's gender lead, argues that closing the gender gap would improve the lives of women and children—and fight climate change.
Women: The Climate Solution We Need to Talk About
Creating a world where responsible business is the norm takes the effort of many actors across sectors and across supply chains. Over the past 30 years, the Rainforest Alliance has developed leading certification programs that move us closer to this goal, but there are still challenges that certification alone can’t solve. That’s why we launched […]
On October 1, 2018, the Rainforest Alliance and NEPCon formally completed NEPCon’s acquisition of the RA-Cert business unit. RA-Cert previously managed the Rainforest Alliance’s certification, assurance, and auditing services. NEPCon is a global non-profit organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark that promotes and delivers sustainability certification services. The Rainforest Alliance and NEPCon have been working together […]
The Rainforest Alliance is one of the founders of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the premier sustainable forestry standard-setting body. FSC certification has a proven positive impact on both forests and communities. Today, the Rainforest Alliance continues our support of the Forest Stewardship Council as a member of its environmental chamber. Members from different social, economic, […]
Driving Better Livelihoods: Why the Fight for a Living Wage and Income Is Essential to Creating Sustainable Supply Chains
Creating better livelihoods for farmers and farm workers is a key focus of our work at the Rainforest Alliance–working towards a world where farmers can earn a “living income” and workers can earn a “living wage”. This was also the topic of The Only Way Is Up, the first international living wage and living income conference we co-hosted in Rotterdam on November 5th and 6th. This […]