Agriculture / Biodiversity / Consumer Choices / Expert Perspectives / Forestry / Poverty / Rio+20 / Tourism

A Green Revolution in Production and Consumption

Our vice president of sustainable tourism, Ronald Sanabria, reflects on the Rainforest Alliance’s role as a catalyst of sustainable production and consumption. The 21st century has been a period of transformation in agriculture, production and consumption. This “green revolution” has created a green economy, in which consumers are more aware of the origins of the … Continue reading

Expert Perspectives / News Roundup / Rio+20

Leaves and Twigs: A Rio+20 News Roundup

Today marks the end of the  United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio+20 offered a historic opportunity for world leaders, governments, NGOs and the private sector to come together to shape a plan for reducing poverty, advancing social equity and ensuring environmental protection on an increasingly crowded planet. In recognition … Continue reading

Agriculture / Climate Change / Coffee / Rio+20

The Road to Rio+20: An Overview of Our Work in Brazil

For the next three days, the Rainforest Alliance will be participating in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Rio+20 will provide a historic opportunity for world leaders, governments, NGOs and the private sector to come together to shape a plan for reducing poverty, advancing social equity and ensuring environmental … Continue reading