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Leveling the field for women in coffee

Gender equality is vital to reach sustainable agricultural sector. As part of the Rainforest Alliance’s UTZ Sector Partnerships Program we brought together people from partner organizations – from grower association representatives to non-profit leaders – who learned five tools to identify gender gaps in coffee supply chains.

Be part of the Alliance: join our new standard consultation

We have launched the first round of public consultation for the new Rainforest Alliance certification standard. An esstial step to creating a stronger approach to certification. Your feedback is of key importance for us, so please join us by taking part in our consultation.

One step closer to a new Standard: merging Chain of Custody certification process

While we continue to work hard on a new and improved certification program, we are beginning the transition process for companies. The first step is mutual recognition of the current Chain of Custody certification, which will simplify processes until the new certification is launched. This is how it can benefit companies.

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First round of public consultation for the new certification standard launches

We are pleased to announce that our partners and stakeholders can now have a say and contribute to the co-creation of the new Rainforest Alliance certification standard. The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ merged earlier this year. We joined forces because we strongly believe that together we can be a better partner to the many stakeholders […]

Stakeholders in coffee producing countries will benefit from GCP and Rainforest Alliance’s new long-term agreement

The Global Coffee Platform and the Rainforest Alliance have signed today [Nov.8, 2018] a partnership agreement for the next five years to support ‘National Platforms’ in coffee producing countries, as well as to identify opportunities at country level and tackle local priorities. The announcement was made during the Global Coffee Sustainability Conference 2018 taking place […]

National Coffee Platform Launches in Honduras

The Global Coffee Platform, Solidaridad and the Rainforest Alliance, gather to launch the Sustainable Coffee Platform in Honduras. The goal is to offer a collaborative space for the coffee sector to discuss the main challenges in the country. The platform gathers over 30 members from both the private and public sector.

Een leefbaar loon voor iedereen

Een recent rapport dat in Nederland is gepubliceerd zegt dat werknemers in de landbouw onvoldoende verdienen om in hun basisbehoeften te voorzien. De bevordering van betere werkomstandigheden is een essentieel onderdeel van het Rainforest Alliance-programma. Daarom eisen we dat landbouwbedrijven vooruitgang boeken in het betalen van een leefbaar loon aan werknemers. Wij geloven dat een […]

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