31 May '15, 12am

We continually conduct & evaluate rigorous scientific research to assess our global impacts: htt…

How does the Rainforest Alliance decide which research to undertake? We support research that helps us understand the outcomes and impacts of our work and tests assumptions about how our activities help us achieve our mission. In some cases, we commission universities or research institutions to conduct independent impact studies, while in other instances, we build research initiatives into the monitoring and evaluation plans of an ongoing technical assistance project. We also analyze data that is systematically collected during the certification audit process. How do you ensure impartiality when studying the impacts of the Rainforest Alliance’s programs? The majority of the Rainforest Alliance’s outcome and impacts research is carried out by third parties. Our own research is conducted according to established scientific principles. We make the results of our research pub...

Full article: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/work/impact

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