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.
We are working towards a strengthened certification program that focuses on increased transparency, evidence-based improvements and shared responsibility.... Continue Reading
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
All resources for Coffee
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.
Once violently displaced, an Indigenous community in Chiapas, Mexico now flourishes.
We’re happy to share the 2022 certification data report for the Rainforest Alliance coffee sector.