This policy describes the changes to ensure consistent implementation of the Certification and Auditing Rules across the Rainforest Alliance Certification Program during the Transition year.
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
The Rainforest Alliance has made the strategic decision to phase out of palm oil certification and not to include palm oil from the scope of the new Rainforest Alliance 2020 Certification Program.
Policy: Palm Oil Certification Phase Out
The procedure is open to anyone who has a grievance against a member (producer or supply chain actor), a certification body (CB), or against the Rainforest Alliance itself.