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Rainforest Alliance Certified

Rainforest Alliance Certified logo

The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal ensures that a product comes from a farm or forest operation that meets comprehensive standards that protect the environment and promote the rights and well-being of workers, their families and communities. Products that carry the green frog seal include coffee, tea, chocolate, fruit, ready to drink beverages and juices, flowers, paper and tissue products, furniture and more. See a listing at http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/green-living/marketplace.

Learn more: Rainforest Alliance Certified websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Rainforest Alliance Certified's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification

Certification / registration required

Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

The Rainforest Alliance

Member of

ISEAL, Other

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.

Organization type: 141543

Member of: FSC accredited


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 1992

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Food Forest products / Paper Other

Other categories: Beverages such as tea, coffee, juices and flowers


Where this ecolabel is found
Australia Austria Belgium Canada Denmark France Germany Ireland Italy Japan Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Taiwan United Kingdom United States



Last updated: 20 January 2012