The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.

  • Pippa Small
    18 Jun 2015

    PIPPA SMALL AWARDED ETHICAL JEWELLERY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AT THE 2015 UK JEWELLERY AWARDS

    Thursday 18 June 2015

     

    Jeweller Pippa Small MBE has won the Ethical Jewellery Business of the Year category at the 2015 Retail Jeweller UK Jewellery Awards last night.

  • Allegra 360
    05 Jun 2015

    Special Achievement Award for Fairtrade Patron Allegra McEvedy MBE

    Chef, food writer, broadcaster and Fairtrade Patron, Allegra McEvedy MBE has won the Special Achievement Award at the Footprint Awards 2015, an annual event that celebrates companies and individuals that lead the way on sustainability in the foodservice and hospitality sector.

  • Bristol
    04 Jun 2015

    One month to go until the 9th International Fair Trade Towns Conference

    On the 4th and 5th of July, 300 delegates from 18 countries across the world will attend the 9th International Fair Trade Towns conference in Bristol to explore ‘Fair Trade for Sustainability’ as part of the city’s European Green Capital events programme.

  • Fairtrade coffee beans
    29 May 2015

    Fairtrade contributing to a fairer world for farmers

    Fairtrade responds to an article in the Financial Times, which highlights the costs and challenges of fair trade

     

    Barbara Crowther, Director of Policy & Public Affairs, says:

    Fairtrade is much more than "an appealing idea" for the 1.5 million farmers and workers in developing countries, who are empowered by it to get a fair deal and to build a better, more sustainable future for their families and communities (Mind the fair trade gap, Financial Times, 29 May).

  • True cost
    20 May 2015

    The True Cost

    While clothing prices hit rock bottom with a T-shirt costing as little as £1.50, the human and environmental costs are sky rocketing in the multi-trillion dollar fashion industry.

  • Fairtrade shopping basket
    15 May 2015

    Co-operative confirms ambitions to lead on Fairtrade

    Following the Co-operative Group's Annual General Meeting, at which a members' motion that called for a recommitment to Fairtrade was passed, Euan Venters, Commercial Director at Fairtrade Foundation, says:

    "We are delighted that the Co-operative Group has re-confirmed its ambition to lead the way on Fairtrade.

     

  • Fairtrade sugar farmer
    30 Apr 2015

    Fairtrade responds to a SciDev.net article

    Evidence shows that Fairtrade is making a difference

  • Fairtrade coffee beans
    27 Apr 2015

    UK COFFEE WEEK: FAIRTRADE COFFEE LEAVES A BETTER TASTE

    Fairtrade showcases high quality coffees that make an impact for farmers

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