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.
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.
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Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil
This document is part of a series of briefing notes about responsible sourcing and production.
As understanding of the social and…
Assessing compliance with the Forest Code: a practical guide
This guide aims to help companies to verify compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code in their supply chain. It presents accessible…
Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements
These examples, with pros and cons of each, are intended to inform decisions of palm oil companies and policy…
Legal compliance and zero deforestation initiatives Brazil
In Brazil various initiatives are dedicated to assessing environmental and other risks associated with commodity production, while a number…
Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development
There are many models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes…