Coffee farms or groups of smallholder farmers that earn the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal are audited annually against a rigorous standard with detailed environmental, social and economic criteria. These criteria are designed to protect biodiversity, deliver financial benefits to farmers, and foster a culture of respect for workers and local communities.... Continue Reading
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Yet, the coffee industry faces significant social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges. Through our coffee certification program, tailored supply chain services, advocacy, and landscape management, the Rainforest Alliance is working towards a more sustainable coffee sector.
This page features information about the Rainforest Alliance's work in coffee and links to all our coffee-related content and resources.
Monitoring and Evaluation with Nescafé has helped us examine the impacts of the Nescafé Plan. Together, we have used data to achieve positive results.... Continue Reading
This guidance explains how the Sustainability Differential and Sustainability Investment requirements are implemented in the Coffee sector.... Continue Reading
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.... Continue Reading
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Trinh Tan Vinh’s dedication to regenerative farming practices has transformed his coffee farm into a prosperous business. Read about his journey in this article.
In the coffee-producing highlands of Gusii, western Kenya, the Rainforest Alliance is working with smallholder farmers and local supply-chain actors to create healthy and productive farms, restore fragile ecosystems, and boost farmer incomes.
The race is on to meet the requirements of the European Union Regulation on Deforestation-free Products (EUDR) by December 30, 2024—and certified coffee and cocoa companies can consider the Rainforest... View more
Find out how our systems and offerings are primed to help certified cocoa and coffee supply chain partners show compliance with EUDR requirements.
Photos of Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee farms and farmers from around the world. Also includes shareable social media graphics.
What’s It Like to Work on a Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee Farm? Six Migrant Workers Share Their Stories
Migrant workers from Guatemala talk about working on certified farms in Chiapas, Mexico.