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As with the climate crisis, solving gender inequality isn’t a simple fix. It will take steady collective action to transform oppressive systems and advance the rights of women. Learn more about our approach to advancing the status quo 👇bit.ly/3SwnmwpH
Supporting the advancement of women is one of our main focuses because women represent the largest marginalized gender identity. rainforest-alliance.org/insights/whats…
Cocoa is a vital cash crop in Ghana, providing livelihoods to 800,000 households in the western region alone. On a recent five-day trip our Board and Leadership Team visited key project sites to engage with local stakeholders. Learn more here 👉bit.ly/3D2h2qRg
Simply put, if we want a livable future, rural women must have access to the same resources, training, and opportunities as their male counterparts. rainforest-alliance.org/insights/the-f…
Children embody our hopes and dreams for the future, & protecting their wellbeing is at the core of our certification program. However, 70%+ of all child labour cases are found in the agricultural sector & there is much work left to do. Find out more: bit.ly/3S2vgwd
Europe has banned many hazardous pesticides from being applied to crops because of their harmful effects. The EU, how­ever, doesn't prohibit the production and export of these pesticides so, large volumes of these pesticides are being still shipped from Europe to countries.
As it rots in a landfill, food produces methane, a greenhouse gas that’s 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide. That means our collective food waste generates about 10% of global emissions. rainforest-alliance.org/everyday-actio…
Learn about our interventions to promote an Integrated Landscape Management approach that brings different land-users and stakeholders together to address ecological, social, economic, and government issues around oil palm and natural rubber production👇rainforest-alliance.org/in-the-field/s…m
Urgency is upon us to reduce land use emissions to ensure global warming stays below 1.5°C🌡️ To meet climate goals, key actors like commodity traders must rapidly eliminate land use change within their supply chains. Read@AcctFrameworkk’s statement now:bit.ly/3EnzU4jD
Want to learn more? Click below for our full position on creating stronger corporate accountability to level the playing field for all companies to strengthen #SharedResponsibility in global value chains: bit.ly/3g844PV #ProtectHumanRights
Check out our recommendations on the #CSDDD with @FAIRTRADE @FairTradeFTAO @Solidaridadnetw that include important elements for many of the most marginalized actors in global value chains like #SmallholderFarmers and #ForestCommunities 👇bit.ly/3AgmS6tY
🔊 We're calling on you@HeidiHautalaa@AxelVossMdEPP@AdrianVL19822@ManonAubryFrr@samiraraff to make sure these points are all kept in the final@Europarl_ENN report!
We must continue raising the bar for stronger corporate accountability on human rights and the environment 🙌 For this reason, we want to thank@larawoltersEUU for including key amendments to the EU Corporate Sustainability#DueDiligencee Directive 👇bit.ly/3E7CdHFbJ
What is included in the draft report? ✅ #PurchasingPractices ✅ Meaningful stakeholder engagement ✅ Responsible disengagement ✅ Inclusion of #LivingIncome ✅ Partnerships with third countries – It's all in there! 👏q
From our start in Central America 35 years ago, we’ve built an alliance that includes farmers and forest communities, companies, and consumers—all of us working together to conserve critically important forests and cultivate more sustainable livelihoods.
Time and again, studies show that climate change disproportionately affects women and girls. Often tasked with finding water and firewood, as well as growing and cooking food for the household, women tend to be the ones who are more reliant on natural resources.
Join our team! The Rainforest Alliance not only has a compelling and motivating mission, but also offers excellent benefits and many opportunities for growth to our staff. rainforest-alliance.org/careers
Meet the Rainforest Alliance’s Leadership Team and Board of Directors and Ambassadors Circle, with backgrounds in agriculture, climate change, forestry, communications, human rights, law, business, and biodiversity here: rainforest-alliance.org/leadership
The Rainforest Alliance Certification program works with farmers and companies to make better supply chain decisions using the data we collect. Learn more about our approach to data, and it how it supports our risk-based assurance model 👉bit.ly/3VC8ZbB2A
Read about Aisha Hassan and Lukas Paltanavičius who are cycling from Wageningen to Tanzania and filming stories about sustainable farms along the way. They're currently in Egypt attending #COP27. Google translate is available for this article. wur.nl/nl/nieuws-wur/…
We call on the EU to adopt an export ban as quickly as possible and to ensure that producers in low- and mid­dle-income countries are supported in the transition away from pesticides through training in sustainable and regenerative agricultural practices. rainforest-alliance.org/resource-item/…
We are building an alliance to protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, promote their human rights, and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis. Learn more about our work and how you can get involved here: rainforest-alliance.org/about/
Throughout the tropics, forest and biodiversity loss rates are accelerating while the climate crisis's global impacts are escalating. Our solution? An initiative to address global environmental challenges associated with commodity-driven deforestation. bit.ly/3DTISVD
As with the climate crisis, solving gender inequality isn’t a simple fix. It will take steady collective action to transform oppressive systems and advance the rights of women. Learn more about our approach to advancing the status quo 👉bit.ly/3Swnmwp9P
Amid a worsening climate crisis and looming food shortage, the role of women in agriculture is more critical than ever. rainforest-alliance.org/insights/whats…
This time of year, there's a flurry of news stories about the COP—the annual climate change conference hosted by the UNFCCC. But what is COP? And why does it matter? Here’s everything you need to know ahead of COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (Nov. 6-18). rainforest-alliance.org/insights/cop-e…
How can public + private sectors partner up to reduce commodity-driven deforestation, & support #climate & biodiversity goals? Join the launch of #theBusinessCaseInitiative at #GLFClimate alongside #COP27 ➡️ bit.ly/GLFClimate2022 @USAID @CDP @RnfrstAlliance @ConservationOrg
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There is no time like the present to celebrate the work of women globally who play a crucial role in protecting our shared planet. Get your tickets for the full film premiere event next week 🎟️�bit.ly/3EYQ98J1D #FutureIsFemalel#Eventn#RAR#35Anniversaryr#FemaleLeadersrVY
At the Rainforest Alliance, we work in palm oil landscapes to address critical environmental challenges, while simultaneously working to improve conditions for smallholder farmers. rainforest-alliance.org/in-the-field/s…
All 👀 on you! As the next round of negotiations kicks off tomorrow, 50+ CSOs across the world call upon the negotiators to take on board their recommendations for a smallholder inclusive EU#Deforestationn Regulation. Let's make it happen 💪 ➡fairtrade-advocacy.org/wp-content/upl…fen
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Food waste squanders the water, energy, land, and labor that went into producing, processing, and transporting those ingredients—and it’s a huge contributor to climate change, too. rainforest-alliance.org/everyday-actio…
Simply put, if we want a livable future, rural women must have access to the same resources, training, and opportunities as their male counterparts.
Excited to share that our very own Director of Global Policy & Coalitions, Jeff Milder will be speaking at several events during #COP27 on behalf of @RnfrstAlliance and the @AcctFramework 🙌�twitter.com/AcctFramework/…Qd
#REDD+ can contribute trillions of dollars in value by ‘flattening the curve’ of the global economy’s costs of transition to #climate stability. #GreenGigatonChallenge #COP27 #BetterWithForests🌲 @UNEPP@unepwcmcc@EmergentClimatee bit.ly/3NKkNFtF
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#COP27 has officially begun! Our team will be there advancing discussions on the role of forest protection & agricultural supply chains in taking meaningful climate action. Read how the Accountability Framework can help meet climate goals here: bit.ly/3WvpXJj
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📢 Today marks the official start of#COP277 🙌 🙌 At the Rainforest Alliance, we're focusing our efforts on raising awareness of nature-based solutions in agriculture, landscape management, and forestry. Stay in the know 👇bit.ly/3fANFDo42#RainforestAllianceiance
#DYK? Ghana produces roughly 18% of our certified cocoa. During a recent five-day visit, our Board and Leadership Team visited key project sites, including cocoa farms, to engage with local stakeholders in Africa. Learn more here 👉bit.ly/3D2h2qRIx
🔊Tune in today! The#COP277 Forest Climate Leaders Partnership launch event will be held from 10AM - 11AM EST and live streamed bit.ly/3T8ATd3g2 It will focus on the delivery and accountability of forest and land use commitments made a#COP2626 and other relevant fora.
Last month, the best of the best participated in the World Barista Championship in Melbourne, with Aussie local Anthony Douglas taking home the number one spot. So how do you execute the perfect brew? Anthony shares his secrets post championship win 👉ab.co/3U0kmc57
As with the climate crisis, solving gender inequality isn’t a simple fix. It will take steady collective action to transform oppressive systems and advance the rights of women. rainforest-alliance.org/insights/whats…
With support from @RnfrstAlliance & a strong working relationship with Valrhona, Kalimajari helped farmers get up to speed on better cocoa processing techniques, bringing in a local expert & translating various training materials into the Balinese language.rainforest-alliance.org/in-the-field/h…
Flanking the edges of India, the mountain ranges of the Eastern and Western Ghats are a culturally and environmentally rich region. rainforest-alliance.org/in-the-field/p…
A sustainable future is only possible if women and girls can thrive. rainforest-alliance.org/insights/whats…
Please help amplify our call for world leaders at the #COP27 to commit to proven nature-based solutions. Together we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve biodiversity, and improve livelihoods for rural communities on the front lines of this crisis. #RainforestAlliance
Our team works in palm oil landscapes to address critical environmental challenges, while simultaneously working to improve conditions for smallholder farmers. We also work along the supply chain with companies to improve palm oil traceability and purchasing practices.
If you’re not familiar with the COP’s history, it can be tricky to follow the coverage of the climate change negotiations, so we turned to our own Leila Yassine to demystify it. #COP27 rainforest-alliance.org/insights/cop-e…
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