The Rainforest Alliance is strengthening its pioneering cocoa certification program, which is the world’s largest scale initiative to drive more sustainable cocoa farming. Key priorities of the cocoa strategy are assurance, shared responsibility, supply chain transparency, and profitability and resilience.
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Policies and rules
This policy sets out specific implementation requirements for certificate holders at both producer and supply chain actor levels (Certification requirements) and for reinforcing the assurance process
Policy for Farm and Supply Chain Certification in Cocoa
With the launch of the new Standard, we will shift to Full Mutual Recognition for all Rainforest Alliance mass balance products throughout the entire supply chain. This page describes how Full Mutual Recognition will be implemented in cocoa. [Read more...]
This document is part of the procedure for Partial remote audits for high and very high risk groups in Côte d’Ivoire. The checklist contains the requirements and instructions for document review for
Simplified desk audit checklist for high and very high risk groups in Côte d’Ivoire
This document sets out the certification procedure for (currently RA 2017 or UTZ certified) high and very high risk groups in Côte d’Ivoire applying for a transition audit for the October 2021 harvest
Partial remote audits for high and very high risk groups in Côte d’Ivoire
Emerging research has found that several plant-based staples aren’t as eco-friendly as some people have previously thought due to the ways in which they’re farmed and sourced.