The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Summit meeting and at the start of Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 the Fairtrade Foundation is calling on Commonwealth Heads of Government to put fairness at the heart of their trade plans by committing to ending poverty wages, support more women into positions of economic strength and leadership and sign up to end the scourge of modern slavery.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 will challenge the British public to open their doors to Fairtrade and help close the door on the exploitation facing the people who produce the things we love to eat, drink, and wear.
Expanding the ways in which farmers can get better access to world markets on Fairtrade terms is vital to give them a better deal and help tackle challenges such as commodity price fluctuations.
Submissions are now open for the Fairtrade Jewellery Design category of the Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Awards 2018, sponsored by Ingle & Rhode.
Dressmann, one of the leading fashion chains for menswear in Northern Europe, is set to become the world’s biggest fashion retailer of Fairtrade certified cotton when it launches a new range of t-shirts, boxer shorts and socks.
Fairtrade Shaving Kits, chocolate hampers, a football and £100 worth of Fairtrade flowers plus more are up for grabs this winter, helping make the lead in to Christmas all the more exciting.
Competition law can sometimes hinder, rather than help, efforts to strengthen food security, according to a new report from the Fairtrade Foundation.