What's at Stake
The production of many commonly traded goods—coffee, chocolate, tea, bananas, palm oil, and timber—often involves human rights abuses. While progress has been made in recent years, thorny problems such as child labor, forced labor, poor working conditions, low wages, gender inequality, and the violation of Indigenous land rights are still embedded in many supply chains.
Our Work: Human Rights
The Rainforest Alliance brings together producers, companies, governments, nonprofit organizations, and consumers to advance human rights in the landscapes where we work. We work both to transform business practices and government policy, as well as promote the rights of our partner communities within our certification system and sustainable development initiatives.
All resources for Human rights
Indigenous peoples and local communities have an unsurpassed connection to the Earth's forests.
Position of the Rainforest Alliance on the Proposal for an EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
The Rainforest Alliance welcomes the European Commission's proposal for an EU directive on corporate sustainability due diligence (CSDDD). This is a pivotal step towards raising the bar for stronger
The study looks at impacts of transition to mechanized harvesting; employment terms and conditions; gender discrimination; wages; occupational health and safety; housing and living conditions; and operational grievance and remedy mechanisms.
Project Profile: Elevating the Position of Women in Three of the World’s Key Biodiversity Landscapes
We are scaling up ongoing projects in three areas across Latin-America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, to support women in leading the way forward in community-based landscape management and restoration, as well as nature-based business opportunities.
Topics: In the Field