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Choices» Blog Archive » CALL FOR PAPERS: 4th Fair Trade ...

Choices» Blog Archive » CALL FOR PAPERS: 4th Fair Trade ... | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
The 4th in the series of International Fair Trade symposiums will be held at Liverpool Hope Business School from the 2nd to the 4th of April 2012. The event will be held in conjunction with the GEO FairTrade Final Conference, ...
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Putting the Fairness Back in Trade? | Fairtrade at COP17

Putting the Fairness Back in Trade? | Fairtrade at COP17 | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
“Trade isn't always fair,” argues Rob Cameron, CEO of Fairtrade International. “It's the imbalance in trade that makes it necessary for fair trade to exist.” This argument formed part of a discussion on the sidelines of the UN ...
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Victoria's Secret: Busted for Undies With an Ugly Past - DailyFinance

Victoria's Secret: Busted for Undies With an Ugly Past - DailyFinance | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Victoria's Secret: Busted for Undies With an Ugly PastDailyFinanceIts undies that are purported to be made with "fair trade" organic cotton actually utilize some unseemly labor practices in the early stages of the supply chain.
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Sights on a green future - Fiji Times

Sights on a green future - Fiji Times | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Sights on a green futureFiji TimesThe association was the first in Fiji to become Fairtrade certified: a hard-earned achievement other producers are still working toward that will see continuing improvement for farmers lives and the environment.
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Latest news in the world of cocoa « Cacao for a Cause

And one last update (not as new) – Fair Trade USA will indeed break ties with FairTrade International at the end of this year as they want to expand the certification to larger companies. Traditionally, Fair Trade certification was ...
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Consumer Activism and Corporate Accountability | Global Exchange

Consumer Activism and Corporate Accountability | Global Exchange | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Consumer Activism and Corporate Accountability: A History of the Fair Trade Movement http://t.co/4Xu3x00F...
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New Findings Show Consumer Spending has Ballooned on Fair Trade Products by 24% - PR Web (press release)

New Findings Show Consumer Spending has Ballooned on Fair Trade Products by 24%PR Web (press release)Consumers are examining how and where they spend their dollars, ultimately leading many to rely on Fair Trade products to get the most bang for...
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What’s Fair Trade? : Oreeko

What’s Fair Trade? : Oreeko | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
A trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. (What is Fair Trade? http://t.co/5oFH1sSC Check it out!
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Trouble brewing in fair trade | Peoples Coffee

Trouble brewing in fair trade | Peoples Coffee | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
This storm has been brewing in the fair trade world for some time.
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Twitter / Fair World Project: Coop Coffee's Position on ...

Coop Coffee's Position on #FairTrade: http://t.co/D5bfwP5T
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Coop Coffee's Position on #FairTrade: http://t.co/D5bfwP5T (Fair Trade News: Twitter: fairworldprj Coop Coffee's Position on #FairTrade http//t.co/D5bfwP5T: ...)...
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Fair Trade - The Movie. An eq.tv original.

Fair Trade is about helping small family farmers in developing countries get organized and develop their business skills in order to tap into the world marke...
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Fair World Project: Action Alert: Support Small Coffee Farmers! Stop “fair trade” coffee plantations - Fair Trade for a better world

Fair World Project: Action Alert: Support Small Coffee Farmers! Stop “fair trade” coffee plantations - Fair Trade for a better world | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
The Fair World Project promotes organic and fair trade practices and transparent third-party certification of producers, manufacturers and products, throughout the world.
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The fabulous 6D's blog - Fairtrade Facts!

The fabulous 6D's blog - Fairtrade Facts! | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Have you ever seen something in a shop that has a Fairtrade symbol on it? It helps people in countries such as India and Africa.( They are also 3rd world countries.)People in these countries make lots of things that we buy ...
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The foundation of fair trade | Webmaster Articles

The foundation of fair trade | Webmaster Articles | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
A fair trade company is one that aims to provide appropriate wages for goods originating in developing countries and then distribute those goods. This distribution theory originated in the 1940s and has developed into an ...
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FairTrade: Is It Really Working?

FairTrade: Is It Really Working? | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
FairTrade has become a label bandied about by supermarkets and other major brands in a bid to get you to buy their products. But does the label really work in helping those it is meant to benefit?
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The Pitfalls of Fair Trade? Sometimes, It Isn't Fair | Earth Divas' Blog

The Pitfalls of Fair Trade? Sometimes, It Isn't Fair | Earth Divas' Blog | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Here at Earth Divas, we're passionately committed to fair trade practices with our artisans. Our owner, Ed, frequently travels to India and Nepal to meet with.
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Is Starbucks Profiting From Free Trade or Free Market? « W T F !

Is Starbucks Profiting From Free Trade or Free Market? « W T F ! | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Sources assert it's because the Fair Trade certified company doesn't produce enough beans for Starbucks' high consumption rates, and that Starbucks uses C.A.F.E. Practices evaluations by a third party to make sure its coffee ...
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Dal trying to become Fair Trade Campus (UNews)

Dal trying to become Fair Trade Campus (UNews) | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
University could become the second Fair Trade Campus in Canada (RT @unewsca: Dalhousie campus could become the second Fair Trade certified campus in Canada!
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Fair Trade Certified Makin' the News » Fair Trade Wire

The politics of Fair Trade certification have hit the news. Have you been keeping up? A few links that are worth checking out: Dan Jaffee and Philip Howard's “Visualizing Fair Trade” project (not a news article but very timely ...
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In Support Of The Fair Trade Coffee Movement | memolio™

In Support Of The Fair Trade Coffee Movement | memolio™ | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Those who make the choice to purchase fair trade coffee are aware of the fact that by doing so they are supporting better working and living conditions for those who work so hard to produce a quality product.
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Philip H. Howard | Coffee

Philip H. Howard | Coffee | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
"Only four of the top 10 firms purchased any fair-trade certified coffee at all" // http://t.co/c0j9Imjy...
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Fair World Project Action Alert & Backgrounder: Support Small Coffee Farmers! Stop “fair trade” coffee plantations

Fair Trade News: Fair World Project Action Alert & Backgrounder: Support Small Coffee Farmers! St...
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Fair trade lite: Fair Trade USA moves away from worker co-ops

Fair trade lite: Fair Trade USA moves away from worker co-ops | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Should fair trade coffee be the product of ground-up, democratic decision making by small farm owners, or should it empower workers on large plantations? Is it possible -- as Fair Trade USA contends -- for one movement to achieve both goals?
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Fair Trade Labeling May Confuse Coffee Drinkers : NPR

The fair trade movement, which pays premiums to farmers in developing countries for meeting social and environmental standards, is growing quickly and contentiously.
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Maureen Rigg's Blog: Another step along the Fairtrade road

Maureen Rigg's Blog: Another step along the Fairtrade road | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Apparently I missed a treat, but I was in time to witness the children completing the school audit - where they are along the road to becoming a Fairtrade school. It's wonderful when the children start to make links to other ...
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