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[PDF] Rainforest Alliance response to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre [Kenya]
Author: Rainforest Alliance, Published on: 17 April 2012
The Rainforest Alliance is grateful for the opportunity to respond to the case study...by Libby Abbott...[W]e see this case study as a useful contribution to our understanding of issues relating to human rights and gender inequality and exploitation within the important social dimensions of the sustainability Paradigm. Since the...allegations...were first brought to our attention, we have continued to look at ways we can improve our contributions to addressing these important issues. The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) standard against which we certify is continually reviewed and improved. We meet with farmers, farmworkers and other stakeholders in each area to better understand the local issues. This information is used to continually improve the training given to auditors so that they are sensitive to the social and ecological issues in each local context...