To tackle forced labor in the coffee industry, we must also address the social, economic and political issues that go beyond the farm. The solution will require collaboration between farmer communities, companies, civil society, governments, and others.
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?
Investing in women through education and better access to information could immensely improve agricultural productivity, Joky François, gender lead at the Rainforest Alliance says.
Why Investing in Women Helps Save the Planet
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The procedure is open to anyone who has a grievance against a member (producer or supply chain actor), a certification body (CB), or against the Rainforest Alliance itself.
Eradicating forced labor, a persistent scourge throughout human history has no easy answers and requires collaboration across companies, NGOs, government and other partners.
6 ways companies can be a ‘force for good’ in their supply chains
While awareness of social issues in the coffee supply chain and other industries continues to grow, we still have a long way to go when it comes to addressing labor issues in producing countries. This was the topic of several sessions led by Miguel Zamora, Director of Markets Transformation at the Rainforest Alliance, at this […]