The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes a report by MPs urging the UK Government to take a leading role in implementing the UN's new Global Goals which aim to tackle poverty.
The report ‘Sustainable Cotton
Ranking’ published by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF finds
that “the majority of international companies using the most cotton globally
are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability”. Just eight companies out of
37 were ranked outside the so-called ‘red zone’ in the research conducted by
the brand-comparison site Rank a Brand.
Today, on Tuesday 7 June, the Fairtrade Foundation’s Chief Executive addresses the World Trade Symposium 2016.
Today, at the Co-operative Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), The Fairtrade Foundation’s Chief Executive welcomed the retailer’s plans to deliver an additional £3m worth of benefits to Fairtrade farming communities over the next five years.
The Fairtrade Foundation’s Policy Director Barbara Crowther will share the stage with 50 CEOs and over 350 business practitioners from across the world of business who will meet in London between 7- 8 June for the 15th Responsible Business Summit to discuss how business can deliver a positive impact on the world and society.
The story about low wages and poor conditions facing garment workers who produce Beyonce’s Ivy Park gym range in Topshop is sadly not an exception in the fashion industry.”
Fairtrade Foundation and leading food on-the-go retailer Greggs are proud to
announce that from Thursday 5th May, customers will be able to buy
Fairtrade bananas in 350 of its shops as part of the chain's commitment to
extending its healthy snacking options.
The Fairtrade Foundation is honoured to announce today, on Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, that it is the recipient of one of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2016.