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Rainforest Alliance 

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

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.

Mission

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

Main areas of work

  • Agriculture and forestry certification
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Training for farmers
  • Sustainable market development
  • Tourism

Scope

Global organization with small and larger projects all around the work.

Foundation

1986