The Romantic Side of Sustainability
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The Romantic Side of Sustainability

Valentine’s Day, a time to express your love to the people around you, can result in the opposite effect on the planet. Most people celebrate the holiday by buying gifts for their significant other, but many also show their love to family, friends, coworkers, and even pets. Those are a lot of gifts, that can add up to a lot of environmental impact and even waste. But not every rose has to have its thorn; there is a way to invite sustainability into your Valentine’s Day gift giving. Continue reading

Living Income: Businesses, Researchers, NGOs, and Farmers Convene to Improve the Lives and Livelihoods of Producer Households
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Living Income: Businesses, Researchers, NGOs, and Farmers Convene to Improve the Lives and Livelihoods of Producer Households

A little more than a month after the Living Income Community of Practice (COP) workshop in Berlin, as we move into the new year, I find myself reflecting on the Rainforest Alliance’s work on living income over the last five years and thinking ahead to what comes next. Continue reading

Dispatch from the CRB 2017 Conference on India and Sustainability Standards
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Dispatch from the CRB 2017 Conference on India and Sustainability Standards

The Rainforest Alliance recently hosted a session at the 4th annual Centre for Responsible Business conference, ‘India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues & Conference’ (ISS 2017) in New Delhi, India. The session invited Indian and international practitioners to share experiences of successful collaborations amongst sustainability standards systems. Continue reading