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Fairtrade Launches New Organization In The United States.

Fairtrade Launches New Organization In The United States. | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
17, 2013] – With a newly established office in Washington, D.C., Fairtrade International USA is open for business and proud to announce its Board of Directors and Interim Operations Manager. The move connects US ...
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The Fair Trade Revolution - Activist Faith

Christians are woefully lacking in support fair trade efforts: Christians are doing a lot of great things, but fair trade is not really among them from what I can find. Considering the emphasis in Scripture regarding ethical treatment ...
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Fair Trade Vs. Free Trade « Vivente

Fair Trade is NOT Free Trade Many people confuse the term “free trade,” which has played a major role in countries' trade policies in the past few decades, with “fair trade”. The table below, based on information from the Fair ...
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Fair Trade Certified: Fairtrade Labeling International Record

Fair Trade Certified: Fairtrade Labeling International Record | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
1988: launch of the first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, under the plan of the Dutch development agency Solidaridad. The first 'Fairtrade' coffee from Mexico was selling into Dutch supermarket. It was recognized "Max Havelaar ...
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MP BACKS FAIR TRADE FOR LOCAL FARMERS | Lakeland Radio

MP BACKS FAIR TRADE FOR LOCAL FARMERS | Lakeland Radio | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
MP BACKS FAIR TRADE FOR LOCAL FARMERS. Posted: May 17, 2012. Tim Farron has spoken in Parliament to call for fair trade for local farmers. The South Lakes MP said he supported Government plans for a Grocery Codes Adjudicator ...
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Creating market access in Ghana – Fairtrade Africa

Creating market access in Ghana – Fairtrade Africa | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Fresh fruit producers in Ghana were trained on how to increase their access to international markets. The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) worked together with the regional Fairtrade Africa office to ensure ...
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Fair and Ethical: Is it Possible to Certify Values? – Urban Times

Fair and Ethical: Is it Possible to Certify Values? – Urban Times | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
While Fairtrade International is likely the most recognised brand for certifying products, they are involved predominantly with food. There does seem to be Fairtrade certified clothing products listed on the Australian site that ...
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Kiva.org: Kiva Innovations: Lending to support fair trade

Kiva.org: Kiva Innovations: Lending to support fair trade | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Kiva Innovations: Lending to support fair trade. Money is power -- and the way we use it has consequences. When you're scanning the aisles of your local super market or checking for sizes at the department store, it's easy to ...
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Fair Trade Documentary | Inside JCU

A group of students, myself included, are passionate about fair trade and the amazing impact it has on workers all over the world. With the principles of fair trade in mind, we are supporting a company called Alta Gracia ...
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Fair Trade: A Global Organized Effort To Promote Better Conditions ...

Fair Trade is a term that refers to a global organized effort aimed at assisting developing world workers achieve better working conditions and producers achieve better product selling prices while at the same time promoting overall ...
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Why Organic Matters

Why Organic Matters | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
RT @MomsCAF: RT @eileenfisher: Viewing "The Peru Chronicles: Our Fair Trade Journey" helps explain why organic matters: http://t.co/dJuiPpD2 #EFCSRChat...
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Fair Trade Isn't Enough: Our Unsolved Global Labor Rights Problem ...

Fair Trade Isn't Enough: Our Unsolved Global Labor Rights Problem ... | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
The term fair trade is nowadays very common and used within numerous businesses. Fair trade products are tested through different companies guaranteeing that agricultural commodities are grown, farmers are paid ...
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Interview with earth alley: Fair Trade and Green Retail - Examiner.com

Interview with earth alley: Fair Trade and Green Retail - Examiner.com | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Interview with earth alley: Fair Trade and Green RetailExaminer.comIt was obvious that earth alley represented community leadership and served as a reminder of social responsibility.
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British Farmers Need Fair Trade Labeling | Earth Divas' Blog

British Farmers Need Fair Trade Labeling | Earth Divas' Blog | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
When most people hear the words fair trade, they envision foods and goods that come from struggling communities in third world countries; I know that's what I.
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AGUNG ALIT: Continuing the fight for fairer trade - Jakarta Post

AGUNG ALIT: Continuing the fight for fairer trade - Jakarta Post | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Jakarta PostAGUNG ALIT: Continuing the fight for fairer tradeJakarta PostMitra Bali promotes the 10 principles of fair trade practice not only in Bali but ... Mitra Bali is also a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), the ...
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Why do developing countries need fair trade? | Finance Business ...

1) Why do developing countries need fair trade?2) Currently, there are, at least, two recommendations to make sure developing countries benefit from international trade: through fair prices and fair negotiations.
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Casual Kitchen: Who Gains From Fair Trade Certified Products?

Casual Kitchen: Who Gains From Fair Trade Certified Products? | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
The sales copy on the box assures me that my chocolate is not only Fair Trade Certified, but it's also USDA Organic. But wait: that's not even the best part! The best part is that when I buy this chocolate, I'm assured that my ...
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Fair Trade – Protecting Human Rights | Preda Foundation, Inc.

Fair Trade – Protecting Human Rights | Preda Foundation, Inc. | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Dublin, Ireland - Juanito Hacinto is a poor man in Bataan, Philippines. He is a member of the Aeta indigenous people. He sat with his wife Nita, and their.
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Food Informants: A Week In The Life Of Theo Chocolate Executive Debra Music - Huffington Post

Food Informants: A Week In The Life Of Theo Chocolate Executive Debra Music - Huffington Post | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Food Informants: A Week In The Life Of Theo Chocolate Executive Debra MusicHuffington PostSeven years later, she continues to ensure that Theo Chocolate is firmly rooted in its commitment to organic, fair trade chocolate while creating a model for...
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Make a Special Connection May 12 for World Fair Trade Day ...

The largest fair trade event of the year is happening in May and Catholic Relief Services' (CRS) Fair Trade program is once again a proud supporter. World Fair Trade Day – an event that inspires hundreds of thousands of ...
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Fairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder Farmers - MarketWatch (press release)

Co-Operative NewsFairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder FarmersMarketWatch (press release)The Fund will provide financing to farmer cooperatives and other producer organizations that are Fairtrade certified or are applying...
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Action Alert: Tell Starbucks and Green Mountain to Support Small Fair

Fair Trade USA (formerly TransFair USA) and its new initiative, Fair Trade For All, aims to expand fair trade certification to include coffee plantations. “Fair Trade for All” has been a major point of contention in Fair Trade USA's ...
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fair trade, coffee, water, climate change, Latin America, Central ...

A delegation from Catholic Relief Services arrived in Portland, OR to be part of the Specialty Coffee Association of America's annual exposition. The event gathers experts, business owners, producers and coffee enthusiasts.
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Equal Exchange - Fair Trade Campaign

Fair Trade Coffee, Chocolate, Tea, Almonds, Olive Oil, Bananas and gifts from the leader in Fair Trade since 1986...

 

Hi. I don't know how this topic suggestion really works, so maybe I'm missing a piece. But I've provided the url to our campaign to support authentic Fair Trade. As you may know a schism has developed within the Fair Trade movement and this is one of our efforts to remind folks of Fair Trade's original vision.  So far we've gathered nearly 7,500 signatures, including those of hundreds of congregations, grocery stores, indepenent cafes, and Fair Trade advocates & fellow Fair Traders from around the world.

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Will we ever be able to buy a fair-trade smartphone? - New Scientist

Will we ever be able to buy a fair-trade smartphone? - New Scientist | Fair Trade | Scoop.it
Will we ever be able to buy a fair-trade smartphone?New ScientistETHICALLY sourced coffee is easy to find nowadays, but it is hard to feel good about where your smartphone comes from.
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