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We have a working solution for social justice in fashion. Now we just need to demand it

I am often intrigued by people who claim that big changes in our society ‘can’t be done’. Can’t be done?  Really? Why not?  After all, did someone forget to tell the suffragettes that voting rights for women ‘can’t be done’? Did Martin Luther King give up just because someone told him that civil rights “is just impossible”? Of course not.

Grow up!

Three years on from the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, Carry Somers asks when will the fashion industry start to take responsibility for its actions?

10 facts about Fairtrade coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. In the UK, we drink approximately 55 million cups of coffee per day, it is a lucrative multi-billion pound business. However, a closer look at the supply chain shows coffee is a complex and often an unfair affair for the person behind every bean – the farmer. Fairtrade drives a fairer, more sustainable way of trading.  

Do not be fooled! Living Wage benchmarks should reflect real cost of living

Today, 1 April 2016, the new Government set minimum wage level for over 25s comes into force, in a rebranding exercise that now calls it a National Living Wage.

Bake a difference!

If you’re a lover of baking, you’ll already be hooked on the new series of The Great British Bake Off and feeling inspired to hit the kitchen!

Organic is the new green

From the Green Revolution to organic farming. In the heart of India, cotton growers have led the way in rejecting harmful chemicals and GM-seeds, working with nature, rather than against it.  

Suffolk Fairtraders join forces

The launch of the Suffolk Association of Fairtrade Towns this summer is a much needed boost for poor farming communities around the world.

5 reasons to add some colour in your cup with Clipper green tea

Change is blowing through cafes and supermarket shelves around the UK – on the back of the green tea leaf. As the 'grassy' beverage has a moment, we round up five things that make the UK’s first Fairtrade green tea so special.

Can Fairtrade keep young people farming?

Who'd be a farmer in 2016? This question is even more pertinent for the children of farmers in developing countries as it is for those of struggling farmers in the UK.