Rainforest Alliance

Founding Year: 1987

Staff: 26

Budget: $ 58.8m (2018)

Han de Groot (CEO)

Is an international non-profit organization working in over 70 countries to “conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.” RA works with forward-thinking farmers, foresters and tourism entrepreneurs via training and certification to promote healthy ecosystems and communities in some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems and to ensure the long-term economic health of forest communities. Its Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal is a symbol of environmental, social and economic sustainability.

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Rainforest Alliance contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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