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World Fair Trade Day 2017

Five new short videos are released in international celebration.

Sustainable Cotton Communique

Thirteen of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies today signed up to a sustainable cotton communiqué, through which they pledge to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.

Co-op and the Compass Group UK & Ireland back women cocoa farmers

Today, 12 May, the Fairtrade Foundation welcomed efforts to close the global agricultural gender divide, as it announced two UK businesses - Co-op and the Compass Group UK & Ireland - have committed £100,000 in funding for an innovative new programme to improve women’s opportunities in cocoa communities in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.

Open letter to Sainsburys from Fairtrade producers

We told Sainsbury’s loud and clear: “Your model will bring about disempowerment”.

Cotton 2040

Leading international brands and retailers, cotton standards, existing industry initiatives and other stakeholders across the supply chain have come together to form Cotton 2040. Convened by sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future, with support from the C&A Foundation, this unique cross-industry initiative is driving change by taking collaborative action to scale up and overcome barriers to sustainable cotton uptake across multiple standards, so that more sustainable cotton becomes a mainstream commodity.

ASDA AND TESCO RECEIVE 100k REQUESTS FOR FAIRTRADE BANANAS

Public call for Asda and Tesco to switch their bananas to Fairtrade

Low prices to UK dairy farmers parallels with Fairtrade concerns

Fairtrade says it is time to stop pitting farmers and shoppers against each other and address the imbalance of power in supply chains

FAIRTRADE SALES HOLD STEADY DESPITE SUPERMARKET PRICE WARS

Despite deflation in the grocery sector, early estimates based on the first three-quarters of the year suggest Fairtrade sales held steady in 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 - Choose products that change lives

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015, 23 February – 8 March, will celebrate the power of everyday choices by telling the other half of a product’s story – the producer’s – to show the difference Fairtrade makes.