|NEWSLETTER | OCTOBER 2017 |
FARM TO MARKET
The Rainforest Alliance Assumes Full Ownership of Agriculture Certification System
The Rainforest Alliance and the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) signed an agreement, effective 1 October 2017, which transfers ownership of the shared Rainforest Alliance/SAN certification system entirely to the Rainforest Alliance. Both parties are working diligently to ensure the system operates seamlessly during the transition.
Collaborating Company Highlights
Luxury beauty brand, Chantecaille Beauté offers a ‘Save the Forest’ eye palette in support of the Rainforest Alliance, with a campaign including advertising, posters, social media and even London buses. [Source]
Dunkin’ Brands CSR Report highlights achieving 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified™ espresso in the US and select markets. [Source]
IKEA, Mars, and Whole Foods are among the Rainforest Alliance collaborating companies included in the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. [Source]
Mars introduced the ambitious ‘Sustainable in a Generation Plan’ to drive positive environmental and social impacts throughout their extended supply chain. [Source]
Nespresso is now carrying the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal on all Grand Crus coffee sleeves. [Source]
Nestlé ranked #1 in the food products category of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. [Source]
Tesco offers its first chocolate range with the new Rainforest Alliance Cocoa sourcing label as part of the commitment to source Rainforest Alliance Certified™ cocoa for all its own label chocolate in the UK by the end of 2018. [Source]
Teekanne launched new ginger-based products in its natural herbal and fruit tea range that includes Rainforest Alliance Certified™ fruit and herb ingredients. [Source]
Unilever has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Best Companies For Women and Working Families in 2017. [Source]
Yogi Tea was honored as a 2017 Best for the World: Changemaker by B Corporation. [Source]
Recent and Upcoming Events
See below for a selection of events at which Rainforest Alliance experts serve as speakers, panelists, participants, and hosts. View our business website for the full list of events.
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