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Fairtrade Foundation calls for change one year after Rana Plaza

The Fairtrade Foundation joins campaigners and big names in the fashion industry  in a global day of action calling for a better deal for the millions of cotton farmers  and  factory workers whose hard work, low pay and unsafe working conditions lie behind many of the fashion labels on our clothes.

Ensuring Farmers get a fair deal this Easter

Easter has arrived: the time of year for guilt-free chocolate, and with that the perfect excuse to indulge in some Fairtrade eggs.

Fairtrade small jeweller scheme opens for business

The Fairtrade Foundation has today launched a unique new scheme for small jewellers, goldsmiths, silversmiths and artists to use ethically sourced Fairtrade gold and silver in their jewellery.

Fairtrade International Annual Report 2012 to 2013

Fairtrade International releases 2012-13 annual report on “Unlocking the Power” Fairtrade International’s 2012-13 annual report, released today, shows strong sales and continued consumer trust, making Fairtrade the label of choice for shoppers around the world. The report is based on the organization’s work in the past year on “Unlocking the Power” of producers and is highlighted by 16 percent growth in the total number of producer organizations compared to 2011.  

Stand up comedian Tony Law fronts Finding Hannah, the wittiest ever Fairtrade coffee campaign

Fairtrade fanatic and award-winning stand up comedian Tony Law will front a two-week coffee campaign and mini-series, Finding Hannah, taking a hilariously funny look at how we all have the power to change the world through buying Fairtrade coffee.  

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2014

This Saturday, 10 May is World Fair Trade Day. All around the world, thousands of people are using this day to call for fairer terms of trade for small farmers and workers.

Statement: Response to SOAS report

Fairtrade Foundation response to SOAS report: ‘Fairtrade, Employment and Poverty Reduction (FTEPR) in Ethiopia and Uganda’

70,000 call on UK Government to help Make Bananas Fair

More than 70,000 people from across the UK have joined the Fairtrade Foundation in calling on the UK Government to intervene in supermarket price wars which are trapping tens of thousands of banana farmers in an unrelenting cycle of poverty.

Fairtrade responds to Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt speech on UK Aid budget

Tim Aldred, Head of Policy and Research at The Fairtrade Foundation, said; “The Fairtrade Foundation has over 20 years of experience harnessing the power of consumer markets to make trade work for the poorest.