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Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance

We work to encourage farmers to grow crops and manage ranchlands sustainably

Founded in:

1986

SAN Member since:

2010

Mission Statement

Work to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

Rainforest Alliance works with farmers, foresters, and tourism entrepreneurs, providing them with training and guidelines so they can minimize their environmental impacts, while earning stable incomes. Rainforest Alliance certification system is built on the three pillars of sustainability: environmental protection, social equity, and economic viability.

Geographic Scope

Global organization with small and larger projects all around the world

Work Areas

  • Agriculture and forestry certification

  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Training for farmers

  • Sustainable market development

  • Tourism

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