For most people in the UK, the phrase ‘Every Little Helps’ is synonymous with Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer. Recently, at a small event in a community centre in London, Dave Lewis, the CEO of Tesco, launched their new ‘Little Helps Plan’ to an audience of key suppliers, partners, government and non-governmental organizations.
On November 8th, the Forest Stewardship Council US (FSC) fêted its 2017 Leadership Award winners. The Rainforest Alliance is proud that seven of the sixteen winners are FSC Certified through the Rainforest Alliance’s certification division.
El Álamo Agricultural and Forestry Company’s tree plantations have been FSC Certified by the Rainforest Alliance since 2002, and the company recently achieved Rainforest Alliance Certification™ for its production of apples, grapes and blueberries.
Here in the US, where the Rainforest Alliance headquarters is located, 95% of people who will be celebrating Halloween this year plan on purchasing candy, spending a projected $2.7 billion according to the National Retail Federation. Those sugary, chocolate-y favorites are more than just fun festivities; they are significant commodities.