To address climate change and its most acute impacts — including extreme weather shifts, severe flooding, pest outbreaks and water scarcity — the Rainforest Alliance works with communities and businesses to prevent deforestation, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon storage.
With Christmas just over a month away, now is the time to start looking for that perfect present for your loved ones. Well look no further, as we’ve come up with a list of green gift ideas for the environmentally conscious.
Karengera Coffee Ltd, a company of over 2,500 coffee farmers supply base has become the first organisation to achieve Rainforest Alliance certification in Rwanda. Not only does this bring hope of a more sustainable future for the farmers involved, it is a huge milestone for a country that has spent two decades recovering from the atrocities of civil war.
To mark Universal Children’s Day, today’s blog takes a look at the positive social impacts that certification has on children. Sixty percent of the world’s child labourers (ages 5–17) work in agriculture, which the International Labour Organisation defines as farming, fishing, aquaculture, forestry and livestock.
This autumn, three Stevia One-owned farms in northern Peru became the first of their kind to earn Rainforest Alliance certification. We’re celebrating this sweet sustainability milestone with a few fun facts about the zero-calorie sugar substitute.