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Human ring of gold formed to call for fairer deal for gold miners living in poverty
Today, Wednesday 14 January 08.30 am, an eye-catching human ring of gold will form outside Britain’s most iconic church, St Paul’s Cathedral, to symbolize the human chain of miners who toil to make our gold rings in difficult circumstances.
To celebrate the launch of the Fairtrade Foundation’s “I Do” campaign Alice Wilby has chosen her top five Fairtrade wedding rings
Response to the allegation that Fairtrade only spends 23% of income on farmers.
Four experts in sustainable trends discuss how and why people are seeking out more ethical choices.
The world’s biggest Fairtrade wine retailer and the UK’s biggest South African wine brand have joined forces to create a major new Fairtrade wine, supporting vineyard workers on the ground in developing countries.
Waitrose has today announced it will be extending its commitment to Fairtrade produce by making 100% of its own-label tea Fairtrade certified by October 2017.
For the first time UK coffee drinkers will be able to enjoy Fairtrade coffee from the Indonesian island of Java, an origin that is ubiquitous with quality, as it launches exclusively in Waitrose & Partners from October 10th.
The Fairtrade Foundation has welcomed the UK government’s decision to put in place a ‘transitional protection measure’ to ensure that developing countries do not lose their UK market access in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam’s report which calls on all involved to act to tackle the all too common inequalities and abuses that many farmers and workers in developing countries have to face. These hardships should not be borne by anyone not least those in the overseas supply chains of retailers and businesses that supply us with many of the produce in our stores.
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.