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
3 December 2015
Joining speakers from the private sector, research community and non-governmental organisations, Ruth will introduce the issues surrounding deforestation pledges and the challenges of aligning public and private sector sustainability goals.
The discussion forum hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) will focus on the case of palm oil in Indonesia.
The Global Landscapes Forum is one of the world’s largest platforms for discussing land use issues. In Paris, the Forum is expected to bring together 2,500 stakeholders from the forestry, agriculture, water, energy, law and finance sectors.
Timed to coincide with the 21st UNFCCC Conference of Parties, the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
For more information see the Global Landscapes Forum website.