Search Results


Showing 838 - 846 of 1743 results

Celebrating Fairtrade’s role in the new School Food Standards

Education Campaigns Manager Kate Jones welcomes the new School Food Standards with their guidance to make school food more nutritious and appealing, but also for their recognition of the need for schools to choose more sustainable food.

Fairtrade at 20: The Power of You

Called “Fairtrade at 20: The Power of You”, the free exhibition will run for three weeks, and through images of farmers and producers illustrates the history of the Fairtrade movement which also includes consumers, campaigners and fairtrade organisations.

Loving a bargain doesn't mean we shouldn't still seek out the right shopping choices

In the latest installment of a series of thought pieces looking at how highly shoppers place ethical credentials on their list, Fairtrade campaigner Jenny Foster shares her thoughts on our struggle between the hunt for a bargain and trying to make the right ethical choices.

It may be uncomfortable but we need to engage in much more of this kind of self-examination

In the latest instalment of a series of thought pieces looking at how highly shoppers place ethical credentials on their list, writer Julian Baggini shares his view...

Crisis for Sugar Cane Farmers

Fairtrade sugar has been a success story. In 2013 over $13 million in Fairtrade Premiums went back to over 60,000 smallholder farmers in countries such as Belize, Fiji, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and many more. This money was spent by smallholders on productivity, environmental and social projects.

#Befair: Fairness in fashion has to come now

With the launch of our Great British Fairness Debate this week, Safia Minney – founder and CEO of fair trade and sustainable fashion label People Tree – looks at what role we can all play to promote fairness in business and beyond...

May the Great British Fairness Debate continue

Fairness is a value that virtually everyone in Britain thinks is very important.

Generation Fairtrade

As the FAIRTRADE Mark celebrates its 20th birthday, 19-year-old Hannah Genders Boyd shares her story, exploring the challenges and opportunities that lay in the next two decades…

Labels need to change but how much and in what way

It can often seem as if the whole of the Earth and its attendant resources are trained on us (consumers), geared toward second guessing what we might like at any given moment. It is small wonder then that we have become super demanding. Woe betide retailers if the moon-on-a-stick shop is closed or our diamond shoes are too tight.