How Tesco is Partnering with the Rainforest Alliance
“Since January 2017, all of our bananas have been sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms, which is great news for our customers. The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal on our bana…
How the Rainforest Alliance Works Towards a Sustainable Palm Oil Sector
NS railway’s catering service in the Netherlands now offers Rainforest Alliance Certified™ filter coffee instead of the previously served soluble coffee. Since July, passengers can enjoy the freshly served and more sustainable coffee on Dutch trains throughout the country. [ Source ] Lawson, one of the top convenience stores in Japan (with >14,000 stores) sources 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee. They launched a campaign about this…
Why Certifications Like Rainforest Alliance Matter
One certification program that keeps growing, avoids controversy, and now scores more multinationals under its umbrella is Rainforest Alliance
Why Promote Sustainability?
Consumer awareness of the Rainforest Alliance and demand for environmentally and socially responsible goods is at an all-time high. As a business working with the Rainforest Alliance, you have the opportunity to promote your commitment to sustainability by using and promoting our trustmarks. See these examples of how other companies have leveraged our green frog seal and …
TerraCycle, Rainforest Alliance, Coca-Cola, Lego and Nestle Inspire Transform Summit
Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Ethical Corporation just released the agenda for the Transform Summit the new and improved Responsible Supply Chain Summit (Amsterdam, October 16-17, 2019). Download your newly released brochure now!Our deeply researched agenda will help you learn new strategies and practical...
Follow the Frog: The Important Work of Rainforest Alliance & How You Can Support It
My love for rainforests is nearly 30 years strong, but it's not just love that keeps me interested. Learn about the important work of Rainforest Alliance and their #followthefrog campaign.
Beyond Certification: A New Study Explores The Wider Effects Of Sustainability Standards
Certification has long been recognized as a powerful way to improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, and to safeguard the land that sustains these rural people. But the influence of sustainability standards reaches far beyond certified farms, forests, and enterprises. Such standards can also help shape government policies, raise consumer awareness, and funnel …... Continue Reading
5 Minutes Is All It Takes To Curb Climate Change: The Rainforest Alliance Explains Why
Check out Thistle Farms in Social Enterprise Alliance's Annual Gift Guide
It's November and we're gearing up for a great holiday season. First up: Thistle Farms has been included in Social Enterprise Alliance’s Annual Holiday Gift Guide! Now more than ever, goods that have a positive impact on society are in high demand, as many consumers prefer to purchase products from companies advocating
Make Every Purchase Matter: How to Request Fair Trade Certified Coffee or Tea
In celebration of Fair Trade Month we have created this video to demonstrate how you can request Fair Trade products at a cafe or store near you. Make Every ...
Borneo Orangutans: Discover the Rainforests
In the 1980s, a colleague of mine at the National Audubon Society, participated in an Earthwatch program with orangutans. I had seen the advertisements a...
What is SIP Certified?
Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certified helps farmers and winemakers demonstrate their dedication to preserving and protecting natural and human resources. SIP Certified is a rigorous sustainable vineyard and winery certification with strict, non-negotiable requirements, committed to standards based on science and expert input, independent verification, transparency, and absence of conflict of interest. The program’s award winning... Read More
B. How much biodiversity is found in tropical rainforests? « Rainforest Conservation Fund
There are many estimates of the biological diversity (in terms of species richness) of this planet, although relatively few species have been scientifically described – about 1.5 – 1.8 million in all (mostly insects, followed by plants and vertebrates). Even considering the described species alone, we have careful studies of only 1%. And we have very little reliable biodiversity data, not even species descriptions, on other…
What is Happening with the Rainforests?
What is Happening with the Rainforests? It seems that there are so many pressing environmental issues close to home that when someone mentions the rainforest it is hard to picture. Most Americans v…
What's a rainforest saver?
But you are the real rainforest savers. It's your support that makes all the difference. Labor Day isn't just for cookouts this year! Did you know it's also International Day of Charity? Give today and you can protect our rainforests and honor the spirit of giving that moves our world.
50 Reasons Why The Rainforest Rules
Rainforests play a critical role in the maintenance of our planet's good health. Not only are they home to more than half of the world's species of flora...
What It Was Like to Live in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
A few years back, I traveled to Ecuador to live with an indigenous community for three months in the region of Napo. It wasn't until then that I truly realized
How Gold Is Destroying Peru's Rainforests
Years of illegal gold mining in Peru have taken...
What are the ramifications of the Amazon rainforest fires?
Fire isn't new to the Amazon rainforest of South America, but it has certainly reached epic proportions this year.
Amazon fires: Why is the rainforest burning?
The Amazon has been on fire for the last three weeks.