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Tackling climate change is at the heart of the fair trade movement, as it threatens the livelihoods of those we are working to protect. Find out more in our presentation.
The latest updates for participants in the Fairtrade University and College Award.
To help you show support this Organic September, we’ve handpicked some of our favourite dual certified products for you to try, from clothes to confectionery. Enjoy!
We’ve picked out a few Fairtrade bargain ideas for you! Our top tip: look for retailers’ own labels. Retailers are among the businesses most supportive of Fairtrade, which means you’ve got plenty of cheap Fairtrade options out there.
Fighting poverty and making trade fair must be priorities for new Foreign and Development Office, says Fairtrade
Eradicating global poverty should be a central aim of the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), says Fairtrade’s CEO Michael Gidney.
On Banana Lovers Day today, Fairtrade is celebrating the UK’s love affair with bananas and a strong performance with nearly a quarter of bananas sold in the UK certified as Fairtrade.
In the UK we eat over 5 billion bananas every year. How much do you know about this delicious and versatile fruit?
Fairtrade Foundation’s CEO Michael Gidney reflects on the links between slavery, racial injustice and the need for change in global trade
Fairtrade has launched a new video series, The Filter, to help coffee lovers unlock the secret of a quality brew, and encourage them to support Fairtrade coffee producers at the same time.
Marriages end all the time, yes, but for me, it wasn’t just a marriage that ended, it was a process, a big happily-ever-after plan that had ended. Like many who had attained university education, I had migrated to the city of lights from a little village called Kamutira in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.
Today is International Rosé Wine Day, an excuse to fill your glass and enjoy the treat that is pink wine. It’s also a chance to celebrate the farmers and producers who create the delicious wine we pop into our Fairtrade cotton shopping totes.
This model makes it easier for businesses to source some of their cotton on Fairtrade terms. This way, farmers can sell more of their cotton, which means more benefits for them and their communities.
Fairtrade Foundation secures DFID funding to support flower and cocoa producers hit by global pandemic
The Fairtrade Foundation has won two out of eight grants launched today by the UK Government to support agricultural producers and garment workers in developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic, and to build longer-term resilience in their core supply chains.
From scones and cakes to finger sandwiches and, of course, tea. Why not dust off the good china or pick up a vintage set from your local charity shop and throw yourself an afternoon tea party, Fairtrade-style. Pinkies up!
Nurturing biodiversity and reducing carbon footprint is the name of the game with CLAC PIP’s banana improvements We all love bananas and they are a staple food in our diet and our shopping trolley. Increasingly people are concerned about where their food comes from and how it is produced, so they choose Fairtrade and other…
All over the world families have found a major side effect of the pandemic has been the increasing difficulty of finding nursery care for younger children, and widespread school closures.
Cocoa co-operative in Peru uses Fairtrade CLAC’s Relief Fund to finance biosafety measures to prevent COVID-19 contagion.
Since our statement about cocoa farmers’ concerns regarding KitKat moving away from Fairtrade, we have received many messages of support for farmers, as well as some questions. We have also seen questions on social media, so we would like to answer as many as we can.
Tim Aldred, the Fairtrade Foundation’s Head of Policy, said: ‘We are very disappointed by this deep cut to UK aid. It falls at a time when hundreds of thousands are losing work in some of the poorest parts of the world, and extreme poverty and hunger are rising dramatically.
Eileen was an expert in media and PR: never in the limelight and never needing or desiring to be. It may sound like a contradiction, but Eileen was self-effacing and modest while having complete confidence that her skillset would help propel the organisations she worked for into the spotlight and deliver their messages to an audience of millions.