The UML is used across the palm industry and has become a trusted reference to identify mills as part of supply chain mapping and traceability.
From deforestation to child labor and other urgent risks, companies have a responsibility to build effective human rights and environmental due diligence processes into all of their business practices. The Rainforest Alliance’s Corporate Advisory team is here to guide your company on this journey—and a great place to start is with an Accountability Framework assessment.
Through several interventions, we promote better practices in the palm oil sector and help reduce deforestation.
A more sustainable and deforestation-free palm oil sector will require a collaborative approach, where all actors - from farmers and suppliers to companies and consumers - share a responsibility to create a better future.
Since 2018, the Rainforest Alliance has been working in the Sintang District of West Kalimantan to promote an Integrated Landscape Management approach around oil palm and natural rubber production.
The Rainforest Alliance is phasing out of palm certification in the 2020 Program