People and nature are inextricably linked – the wellbeing of one is central to the other and vice versa. Sustainability is the true intersection of people, planet and profit which gives us hope for the future.
After two years, ‘Project Guatemala’ helped create a better future for Guatemalan women coffee farmers by focusing on gender inclusiveness and women’s empowerment to set an example for the industry. The group adopted climate-smart farming techniques to produce high quality coffee and adapt to climate change. [Read more...]
People, Planet, Profit – How to Summarize the Impact of Sourcing Rainforest Alliance Certified Products
We summarize the impact of the Rainforest Alliance Certification, focusing on the 3Ps – people, planet, profit. [Read more...]
Investing in women through education and better access to information could immensely improve agricultural productivity, Joky François, gender lead at the Rainforest Alliance says.
The UTZ program, Lidl, and CARE partner on a two-year initiative called ‘Project Guatemala’, focusing on gender inclusiveness and women’s empowerment. Our aim is to make coffee production more sustainable while also improving the lives of the women who cultivate it. One year in, it’s time to report on the progress we’ve made. [Read more...]