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From today 1 April 2016, legislation introduced last year will now require larger companies to report on policies and actions to eradicate Modern Slavery within their businesses and supply chains.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam's new report stating the ‘Big 10’ food companies have all shown greater commitments in improving conditions for some of the farmers and workers who grow some of the staple ingredients behind some of our favourite products, but as the report suggests it is now time to test whether those business commitments are translating into real change for the farmers, workers and communities on the ground.
Fairtrade International is pleased to welcome Marina Vanin, who takes up the new role of Global Cocoa Category Director this week.
-Nine companies including Mars, major German, Swiss & Japanese retailers and brands first to sign on to new Fairtrade Sourcing Programs
-Fairtrade cocoa farmers delighted by initial 14% sales boost in 2014
-First cotton commitment announced, announcements on sugar to follow soon
Fairtrade farmers are set for a breakthrough year as Fairtrade International today announced the first commitments to farmers under an innovative new commodity sourcing model. Already at launch nine companies have signed on to increase their Fairtrade purchases starting with initial 2014 volumes set to deliver $1.2m in additional Fairtrade Premium to cocoa farmers by the end of this year.
- Top celebrities send birthday congratulations
Some of the UK’s best-known faces have congratulated the Fairtrade Foundation on 20 years of Fairtrade products in the UK this year.
- New criteria on freedom of association, living wage
Fairtrade International has overhauled its Fairtrade Standard for Hired Labour to strengthen the position of workers in Fairtrade certified plantations and estates producing tea, bananas and other fruit, cut flowers, herbs, vegetables and sports ball factories.
CRED Jewelery launches “The Ultimate Ethical Engagement Ring”
In response to the launch of a new product line from Green & Black’s the Fairtrade Foundation would like to confirm that there is no change to the Classic range which continues to be Fairtrade certified and organic.
Great British Bake Off Finalist Miranda Gore Browne will front the Fairtrade Foundation’s baking campaign, launching this autumn [Monday 5 October].
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.