What next for fair trade food and drink? | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Fair trade standards should become watchdogs instead of the benchmark for sustainability, argues the recently appointed head of sustainable commodities NGO Solidaridad.
Jeroen Douglas, executive director of Solidaridad, says organisations like Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance should push for regulation and price transparency in commodity markets, but shouldn’t be the reference for sustainability.