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.
With over 2.5 billion people unable to access a clean or safe toilet, today marks World Toilet Day, aimed at improving toilet and sanitation conditions around the globe. At the Rainforest Alliance, the provision of sanitary facilities is high on our list of priorities.
Throughout Follow the Frog Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at the frog’s footprint on community well-being, prosperity and the health of wildlife and the global environment. Today, we’re putting the spotlight on the benefits of Rainforest Alliance certification for communities around the world.
The 12th June was World Child Labour Day. Edward Millard, Director Sustainable Landscapes at the Rainforest Alliance talks about how the Rainforest Alliance works to prevent child labour on farms every day. For the last ten years, public concern about children working illegally or being forced to do unsafe work has been closely linked to …