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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10 years of GTPS: lessons learnt to be presented at the next General Assembly
This year, the Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock (GTPS, in Portuguese) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary…
A fruitful week for sustainable palm oil in Latin America
Proforest staff from around the globe recently joined our team in Cali, Colombia, for a week brimming with exciting new developments for the…
Juan has a degree in accounting, with an emphasis on international finance and tax management from the Pontifical Xavierian University in Cali. Before joining…
Addressing soy and beef driven deforestation in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay
Proforest supported the first phase of the Collaboration for Forests and Agriculture to address commodity-driven…
Administration and Finance Manager
Nathalia has over 10 years’ experience in the administrative and financial sector. She holds a degree in accounting from the…
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…
Assistant Project Manager
Janaína holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and a master’s degree in Ecology from the…
Assistant Project Manager
Luana’s background includes academic experience, entrepreneurship and volunteering. She holds a BSc in Environmental Management from the University of São…
Proforest has been working with Barry Callebaut
Proforest has been working with Barry Callebaut to develop a Sustainable Coconut Supplier Scorecard and Sustainable Origins Assessment…
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…
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