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.
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.
The Rainforest Alliance and NEPCon announced last month their intention, subject to agreement on detailed terms, for NEPCon to acquire the RA-Cert business unit that manages Rainforest Alliance's certification, assurance and auditing services in sectors including forestry, agriculture and tourism.
During the first of what the Rainforest Alliance is planning as a series of stakeholder workshops focused on pressing issues related to sustainability, representatives from companies and the United States government came together in late January to discuss labor issues in supply chains, focused on coffee and cocoa. This forum was created to provide an open, cross-sectoral space in which stakeholders could share freely and learn from each other’s experiences on visibility into labor conditions upstream in supply chains of these commodities.