In June 2020, the Rainforest Alliance will take the first step towards “reimagining certification” with the publication of its 2020 Certification Program. We’ve been working on this new program, including a new standard for agricultural products and their supply chains, since 2018, when the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ merged.
The current pandemic crisis offers a chance to reimagine our approaches to managing natural resources, argues Martin Noponen of the Rainforest Alliance.
Cohabiting with a virus: We must learn to live life on land more sustainably
Applications abound for sustainable AI and machine-learning. FarmGrow, for example, is a social enterprise established by the Rainforest Alliance and Grameen Foundation to support farmers in major cocoa-producing areas of the world.
The Times Supplement: Are AI and sustainability the perfect match?
The Rainforest Alliance environmental organisation is strengthening its key Cocoa Certification Programme, delivering a major global initiative to drive more sustainable cocoa farming.
Rainforest Alliance enhances global Cocoa Certification Programme
The publication of the Rainforest Alliance’s new 2020 Certification Program is coming closer. As we want to ensure an easy transition for our partners, we are happy to announce that from July 1, 2020, we will offer companies full mutual recognition for coffee, vanilla and herbal infusions (including rooibos).
We are committed to keeping our Sustainable Agriculture Standard effective and relevant. We review our Standard at least every five years. During this review, we gather latest scientific information and best practices, solicit input from stakeholders, and take into account audits and other evaluations. Whenever the Sustainable Agricultural Standards are revised or updated, we republish […]