While the Rainforest Alliance does not expect producers to become organic, Leonie Haakshorst, its sector lead for banana and fruit, told Treehugger that RA always strives to limit the use of hazardous pesticides.
Bananas Are Fighting a Pandemic of Their Own
In its new 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard, the Rainforest Alliance has embedded CSA principles, a climate risk assessment tool for farmers and a shared responsibility approach for sustainability measures.
Why we must scale up climate-smart agriculture to feed a hungrier world
The Rainforest Alliance is one of the five organizations dedicated to minimizing emissions caused by companies and providing partnerships to guide these companies on how to be more environmentally friendly.
5 Organizations Helping Businesses Lower their Emissions
With research showing that we're slowly but surely changing our daily habits to live more sustainably, Alex Morgan, Chief Markets Officer for Rainforest Alliance, sheds a light on the next steps to take together.
Is conscious consumption the new normal?
In the heart of Central America’s most populated country, Guatemala, lies one of the most important spaces in the world for biodiversity: the Maya Biosphere Reserve.
How has thirty years of logging saved the rainforest in Guatemala?
They are essential to our survival as a species. But every year, millions of acres of rainforest are destroyed to make way for industrial agriculture.
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