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 has produced a wide range of publications, ranging from in-depth assessments and reports to practical guides, toolkits, and books and guidance notes for a more general audience
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
12 June 2023
To support companies in accounting and measuring progress towards their Deforestation- and Conversion-Free (DCF) goals and Land Use Change (LUC) emission reduction targets, the Accountability Framework Initiative (AFi), the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) and the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) have developed some initial guidance. However, there are still operational gaps in terms of aligning efforts to act, account and report simultaneously on meeting forest, natural ecosystem and climate goals. Building on the existing guidance, Proforest has started analysing and testing approaches to enable practical alignment. This briefing features emerging insights and recommendations to ensure companies develop coherent strategies that deliver both climate outcomes and DCF supply chains.
Category: Supporting companies