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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Reducing the risk of forced and child labour in Malaysian palm oil and garment industries
The Sustainable Jurisdictions Indicators measure the commitment of a commodity-producing region that is sustainable and inclusive. Twenty-three indicators build on Indonesia's legal framework as well as various international commitments, especially the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A short film about the Sungai Linau Landscape Conservation and Livelihoods Programme, supporting sustainable pulp & paper and palm oil production in Indonesia.
Social dialogue includes the exchanges of information, consultation, negotiation, and dispute settlement, with the aim to create and maintain a platform for discussions between the government and palm oil companies and workers’ unions. See the new animation explaining the process in Indonesia.
HCV-HCA for producers training course, 7-10 August 2023.
This 12-hour training course will be delivered over 4 days in 3 hour slots by our team in Malaysia. The online format is suitable for technical staff from producer...
Proforest Southeast Asia’s Deputy Regional Director Mooi See Tor will be part of the World Forestry Congress session ‘Pathways toward transition to Green Economy and Resilient Growth’.
The guidance is the result of a multi-stakeholder consultation process involving 50 different representatives from NGOs, companies, concession owners, financial institutions, certification bodies and government agencies.
The Siak-Pelalawan Landscape Programme is a private sector initiative that aims to make sustainable palm oil production models the norm. This website provides information and resources about the region and the landscape programme.
Using 360˚ videos we have created a virtual field trip for training purposes.
Join Proforest and China's Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters (CCCMC) for an online event on sustainable natural rubber, December 3rd 2020.
Representatives from the rubber associations,...