Proforest is a unique, non-profit group. We support companies, governments, civil society and other organisations to work towards the responsible production and sourcing of agricultural and forest commodities.
At Proforest we’re passionate about helping people produce and source agricultural and forest commodities responsibly. That’s why we support companies throughout supply chains to have positive social and environmental outcomes in the places where commodities are produced.
We help companies take action on responsible production and sourcing, both within and beyond their supply chains. Find out how.
We facilitate collaborations between companies, government, civil society and communities to achieve positive environmental and social outcomes. Find out how.
We build knowledge and capacity for responsible production and sourcing of agricultural commodities. Find out how.
Our work supports agricultural commodity production and sourcing that can deliver positive social and environmental outcomes. This means working with producers and supply chains to have positive impacts for the people and places where commodities are produced.
We work in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia, as well as internationally. Our regional and global team combines local expertise and a global network.
All members of the group voluntarily sign up to a commitment to re-invest any profit to continue the work of the group to advance our shared mission
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Proforest takes part in a number of industry and partner events in all our main regions, and shares new ideas and information that is available across the breadth of our work
We firmly believe in sharing our knowledge, whether new innovations or established best practice.
Proforest offers a wide range of workshops, courses and certificated programmes, combining a blended approach of delivery from online to face to face, fieldwork to webinars
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Proforest, TFA and the Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive Coalition of Action (CGF FPC) are in Brazil this week for a number of key meetings and activities focused on the sustainable transition of the soy and cattle sectors.
Proforest has been invited to sit on the Environmental Committee of The Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF). RCF is a new system of financial incentives for farmers in Brazil who commit to deforestation- and conversion-free (DCF) soy cultivation.
Cargill and AAK discuss how they use the toolkit for supplier engagement and capacity building
Do you know where the soy in your company’s supply chain is coming from?
Join the Soy Toolkit webinar on March 18th to gain insights on how to implement responsible sourcing commitments, and hear from the experts Caroline...
Proforest’s team will be presenting the Soy Toolkit at this year’s IGC event, now fully online for delegates on June 10th.
As one of the Associate Sponsors of the event, we’re looking forward to presenting on the Soy Toolkit,...
This week new resources have been made available to soy buying companies looking to implement their responsible sourcing policies. Available on the Soy Toolkit website – www.soytoolkit.net – the set of executive summaries give a...
Proforest’s Director of Programmes, Sophie Higman, will be featured on a panel alongside Emma Keller of WWF UK and Laurence Webb of Tesco, discussing the embedded soy found in the average shopping basket!
She will outline:
Findings from the risk assessment will inform the development of a Tyson Foods Forest Protection Policy in 2020
The Soy Buyers Coalition, a collaboration between the Consumer Goods Forum, TRASE and Proforest, is the latest effort set out to prevent deforestation linked to soy production in Brazil.
Proforest supported the first phase of the Collaboration for Forests and Agriculture to address commodity-driven deforestation in the Amazon, Cerrado and Chaco biomes.