News from the Rainforest Alliance

Mar 18 2015 - 2:48pm
March 17, 2015

A new report published today by the Climate, Nature and Communities in Guatemala (CNCG) project analyzes deforestation trends in the 2.1 million-hectare Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR), the largest protected area in Mesoamerica. The report confirms that production forestry in the hands of local communities can...

Mar 5 2015 - 2:26pm
March 5, 2015

The Rainforest Alliance announced four companies that will highlight their latest commitments to Rainforest Alliance certification at Natural Products Expo West, the nation's largest tradeshow in natural, organic and healthy products. This year's expo will feature additional products displaying the...

Feb 20 2015 - 10:19am
February 20, 2015

The Rainforest Alliance has announced two winners of the national Follow the Farmer contest, which is part of the popular Follow the Frog, an annual consumer awareness campaign. The winners are Joanna Parkman of Decatur, Georgia and Clara Jessup of Seattle, Washington. The winners will visit farm and forestry communities in Costa Rica and Mexico to get a...

Feb 4 2015 - 7:00pm
February 5, 2015 Moderate progress made, more work to do Vista in italiano

An independent evaluation by the Rainforest Alliance released today reports that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has made moderate progress to meet its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) Commitments, which were announced two years ago.

Feb 4 2015 - 10:11am
February 4, 2015

The Rainforest Alliance has reached a settlement agreement with Resolute Forest Products concerning draft audit reports for the Black Spruce Dog River Matawin Forests and Caribou Forest operations in Ontario, Canada. 

Dec 31 2014 - 9:49am
December 31, 2014

The Rainforest Alliance has agreed to a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-Canada request that a suspended Resolute Forest Products certificate with the Rainforest Alliance be extended for six months.  The certificate is for PF Résolu Canada Inc., located in Lac St-Jean, Quebec.