Last month in New York City, the Rainforest Alliance participated in the U.N. Climate Summit, an important prelude to the Conference of Parties meeting that will take place in Paris in December 2015, when key players will negotiate on a new climate agreement.
In Seville, Spain this week, the seventh FSC General Assembly – the UN of Forestry – has brought together hundreds of people who share a passion and a vision for responsibly managed forests globally.
We’re re-posting this hilarious Webby award-nominated video from our 2012 Follow the Frog week to get you ready for this year’s Follow the Frog campaign—a ten-month partnership with the Guardian, one of the world’s pre-eminent news organizations. Keep an eye out for our new video next week!
In the 1990s, the rapid expansion of the banana industry in Central America was causing monumental environmental destruction and worker abuse. That’s when the Rainforest Alliance stepped in.
Ask the question “where does paper come from?” and you’ll likely get a simple answer: trees. But this isn’t the full story. As with any product, paper’s true origin lies in a complex supply chain that includes raw materials, integrated manufacturing processes and multiple stakeholders. No one knows this process better than Domtar, the sustainable paper company. …