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Across cultures and throughout history, people have coveted gold, using the precious metal for jewellery, money and technology. How much do you know about gold mining and its star-spangled origins?
There’s a saying in English: "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts". Put simply, this means that when people collaborate, they can often achieve more than if each person were to work on their own.
In the current climate crisis, it is more important than ever that, as global citizens, we take as many steps as possible to travel responsibly, stay educated about world issues in the countries we choose to visit and that we ensure our adventures support the local communities and the environment. What better way to understand these realities than to learn from the locals and travel with purpose?
Your guide to the hottest Fairtrade products to try this summer.
The global coffee industry is facing an unprecedented price crisis which not only threatens our daily cup of the black stuff but also - far more importantly - jeopardises the livelihoods of millions of small-scale growers around the world.
Over the last few years we’ve seen more people asking ‘Who Made My Clothes’ and with increased pressure from the consumer and civil society, it’s not a surprise that there is more investigation into the wages of garment workers in factories, and those who grow the raw products, like cotton. But has there been much action?
Fairtrade sugar cane farmers tell us about the catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Idai.
Hiking in the mountains or lazing on golden sands, getting lost in a foreign city or island hopping; make a difference with your next adventure!
Only a tiny percentage of the money we pay for clothes ends up in the hands of those who made them. The fashion industry is notorious for exploiting it’s garment workers and cotton farmers who are often left invisible at the end of a long and complex supply chain.
Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.
Ever wondered how many farmers and workers are involved with Fairtrade? Or how the Fairtrade Premium is used? Here's a snapshot from our latest data.
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.