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Liz Earle is delighted to showcase pieces from her award-winning Fairtrade jewellery collection in a pop-up window at Liberty London from Monday 19th June – Sunday 2nd July.
No child would dream of forgetting Mother’s Day but dads often go unnoticed. Whether yours is the unspoken hero of the household, the quiet one at dinner or always there for a kick-around, Father’s Day is the time to show you care.
Fairtrade International congratulates Rainforest Alliance and UTZ on their recently announced merger.
In response to the Government pledge to improve post-Brexit access to UK markets for world’s poorest countries, Tim Aldred, Head of Policy at the Fairtrade Foundation said:
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam’s report Ripe for Change which highlights the cruel paradox that people producing our food are at risk of going hungry themselves, and calls for a fundamental shift in the way that UK supermarkets do business, to one that is built on greater respect for human and labour rights.
The article in the Mail on Sunday (UNfairtrade! Farmers picking ‘ethically produced’ roses sold in Sainsbury’s paid just 48p per hour which is less than the ‘living wage’ set by Fairtrade charity) rightly notes that despite earning above the minimum wage the workers are not yet at the level of a living wage, which remains Fairtrade’s ultimate goal.
Today, the UN launched the first High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Any looming coffee crisis won’t just be due to finer tastes, it will also be due to shortcomings in investment by the coffee market in producers long term and the increasing impact of climate change in the coffee producing regions, said the Fairtrade Foundation.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomed the news that Mark Price, former Managing Director of Waitrose, is to be appointed as the new Trade and Investment minister.
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.