You should think before you use another piece of paper, but in a different way. To understand why going paperless isn’t always the best option, we must take a close look at the forestry industry, including the North American forest landscape that produces pulp for home and personal care products, like paper towels and tissues, as well as for timber products such as wood furniture.
Concern over climate change, human exploitation, and global health crises has caused corporations to rethink their roles and responsibilities in the global marketplace as they relate to these issues. Here is how companies are better equipped than ever to support a healthy planet, through conscious, effective business practices.
As a result of AMResorts' corporate commitment to offer sustainable tourism services, 32 hotels in its collection of luxury resorts achieved certification under Rainforest Alliance's sustainable tourism certification standards, recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Learn about how several of their resorts are elevating sustainable travel.
For Zoégas, Rainforest Alliance certification is a way of assuring the quality of the company's own sustainability work. The coffee they are selling, however, is in danger.
Kroger’s master floral designers craft the Garland of Roses, the prize given to the winning thoroughbred at the Kentucky Derby with Rainforest Alliance Certified "Freedom Roses," making a direct, positive impact for farming communities in Colombia, as well as helping reduce water consumption and pesticide use, and adopting climate-friendly agriculture practices.
Earth Day is one day each year that people are asked to reflect on how they impact the planet, but we can celebrate Earth Day every day, and invite its values into one of the most overlooked places in our lives-- the very floors we stand on.