(1987; New York; 26 staff; www.rainforest-alliance.org)
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.
Leadership: Han de Groot (CEO), Daniel R. Katz (Chair)
Budget: $ 58.8m (2018)