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Global Code of Conduct
This Code applies to people who work for, or provide services to, the Rainforest Alliance, anywhere in the world, as follows:
- Rainforest Alliance employees, officers, members of the board of directors, volunteers, and interns; compliance with this Code is mandatory.
- Independent contractors: Individual Rainforest Alliance independent contractors may agree to comply with the provision in this Code as a term of service under their contract, even though they are not employees.
- Staffing company employees: The Rainforest Alliance uses certain staffing firms that assign their employees to provide services to the Rainforest Alliance; those staffing firms may require their employees to comply with the provisions of this Code when they provide services to the Rainforest Alliance.
- Other contracting parties: The Rainforest Alliance contracts with grantees, certification bodies, and other service providers and may require compliance with the provisions in the Code under their contract, even though they are not employees. It is the responsibility of the contracting party to ensure its staff comply with this Code in connection with their work for the Rainforest Alliance.