Company Name: Rainforest Alliance

Location: New York, NY

Nature of Business: Environmental non-profit organization

Founded: 1987

Revenue: $21 million

Number of Employees: 251

Average Tenure: 3.5 years

Rainforest Alliance was founded in 1986 as an international nonprofit with a mission to conserve biodiversity and ensure livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Now with 251 employees, Rainforest Alliance works primarily within the forestry, agriculture and tourism industries, training local communities and cooperatives in best environmental, economic and social sustainability practices. Headquartered in New York and with operations across the globe, the organization offers associates remarkable options for employee participation, development and cross-cultural experience, with a special focus on junior level staff. Rainforest Alliance emphasizes hands-on experience, transparency, collaboration and solutions-oriented thinking and works to avoid bureaucratic practices. Professionals appreciate the freedom they are given to shape their own projects, as well as the supportive, flexible and family-like atmosphere. This is a team driven by their shared dedication, described by their clients and partners as a group that is “more committed and works harder than most people you’ll encounter in life.”

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