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Spare a thought for countless faceless farmers and workers making your clothes

Subindu Garkhel, cotton manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, reflects on changes from home sewn clothes to the modern fashion industry, and the complex issues of transparency along the chain.

What do you know about modern slavery in fashion

Safia Minney discusses her book on modern slavery in fashion supply chains and talks about her journey finding out more behind the fashion industry.

Fairtrade Easter eggs: A cracking line up…

For many of us, Easter means sharing chocolate! Make your celebrations fairer for cocoa farmers this year by choosing Fairtrade. We think we’ve rounded up an egg-cellent selection to suit all tastes, take a look…

Fashion fans must fight for fairness

The global fashion industry is opaque, exploitative and environmentally damaging and desperately needs revolutionary change. Yet one brand, one organization, or one person cannot change this alone; we need all the stakeholders — brands, retailers, producers, governments and consumers — to work together towards a cleaner, safer, fairer, more transparent fashion industry.

Giving a voice to Bangladeshi Women Garment Workers

In December 2016 more than 1,600 workers from a number of garment factories in Ashulia were sacked for alleged involvement in demonstrations over pay. Many more were arrested and imprisoned for protesting for fairer wages.

Make YOUR voice count

Would you campaign for fair pay for farmers in the developing world?  The Fairtrade Foundation petitions the UK government for fair trade across the globe.

2014: a year to create change

Michael Gidney, Chief Executive at the Fairtrade Foundation, reflects on the progress made so far and the challenges we face in the campaign to make all trade fair.

Brexit: Trade deals are about to be rewritten, let’s make them fair

A few weeks ago history was made when the UK decided to leave the EU. The impact on business, the grocery industry and the Fairtrade movement in particular, could be profound. What will happen to the single market? What will happen to our food prices? After all, food security was one of the main reasons the European common market was set up and businesses have been following its rules of trade for decades.