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Andre de Freitas | Advisory Board

Andre is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Network and an ISEAL Board member. Andre is Executive Director of the SAN, a coalition of leading environmental groups that develop and manage the Sustainable Agriculture Standard, against which products bearing the Rainforest Alliance seal are certified.
 
Andre has a long history of supporting social and environmental sustainability initiatives. He obtained an engineering degree in forestry from the University of São Paulo, after which he worked to improve worker’s rights by implementing certification schemes and codes of practice at the International Federation of Building and Wood Workers. He has been Social & Environmental Manager at Rabobank, where he coordinated the development and implementation of a social and environmental policy for the bank’s operations in Brazil, and worked for SAN founding member, IMAFLORA, first as an auditor and then as Executive Director.