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It is vital that we think about the UK’s future trade policy, from the point of view of those producers, many in poorer countries, who depend on the UK market for export.
23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.
"The Trade Bill looks like a missed opportunity for the government to place poverty reduction at the heart of future trade deals, and to ensure open and democratic scrutiny of future trade negotiations."
Response to article outlining historic issues of financial mismanagement at a Fairtrade certified flower farm.
Fairtrade comment that the duty-free, quota-free offer of the new taxation bill could be extended.
Competition law can sometimes hinder, rather than help, efforts to strengthen food security, according to a new report from the Fairtrade Foundation.
Fairtrade Shaving Kits, chocolate hampers, a football and £100 worth of Fairtrade flowers plus more are up for grabs this winter, helping make the lead in to Christmas all the more exciting.
Dressmann, one of the leading fashion chains for menswear in Northern Europe, is set to become the world’s biggest fashion retailer of Fairtrade certified cotton when it launches a new range of t-shirts, boxer shorts and socks.
Fairtrade, along with a coalition of certification schemes promoting safer pest control, announces the launch of a new free app designed to support the reduction of highly toxic pesticide use.
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. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.