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Asda this week pledged to source '100% sustainable' bananas from March 2016. It said 93% of its bananas would come from Rainforest Alliance-certified farms, with the remaining 7% sourced from Fairtrade-certified producers.
A new Twin report has found that recognising and investing in women farmers is good for business and development. Fairtrade and Twin call on businesses to smash ‘glass ceiling’ for women small farmers who play a vital role in global food production.
- Brand new FAIRTRADE Marks for gold and precious metals simplify labelling
-They signify strengthened standards on health and environmental protection for miners
-Round-table discussions with miners will coincide with international meeting on mercury misuse
Fairtrade International has unveiled its new standard and pricing for gold, silver and platinum and new ways of working with the jewellery industry at a landmark round table in London on 9 - 10 October 2013.
A BOLTON primary school has been awarded the coveted accolade of becoming the 1000th Fairtrade School in the UK.
Harriet Lamb, Chief Executive of Fairtrade International, is today made an honorary fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University – the first time the college has given the honour to a woman.
Atelier Swarovski will present its first fine jewellery collection in Fairtrade Gold at jewellery show Baselworld, benefitting miners and the environment in Peru.
New figures show Brexit could make or break farmers from some of the poorest countries by creating fairer trade or it could result in at least £1 billion in extra taxes, warned the Fairtrade Foundation and Traidcraft.
On Tuesday 28th February, 45 MPs took part in a Fairtrade Break in Parliament being held to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, which is asking consumers to think about the farmers and workers in poor countries behind some of the UK’s favourite, every day grocery items.
Our response to the recent Daily Mail article about banana prices.
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.
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 futures and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.