“Expo-sing” Responsible Sourcing at Natural Products Expo West

We would like to highlight a sample of those companies attending Expo West that have made the sustainability journey with the Rainforest Alliance, and that stand out in the crowd, by sourcing ingredients from farms and forests that follow environmentally and socially responsible practices, and invite you to visit their booths.

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.

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.