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From today, every single banana bought at Sainsbury’s will contribute towards paying thousands of workers a fairer wage and support the future of banana growers in Cameroon, Colombia, Dominican Republic and Ghana. Last year, Sainsbury’s, along with nine other UK retailers brought together by IDH, committed to enabling banana workers – those employed on large…
Fairtrade roses from Kenya have a smaller environmental footprint when compared to roses produced in Holland, even when factoring in transport to Europe, according to a recently released report.
Cocoa farmers who were paid a living income reference price earned on average approximately 15 percent more compared to government regulated farmgate prices, according to a new report published by Fairtrade International.
Campaigner of the month is announced monthly.
Trying Veganuary this year or just fancy cutting back on meat and dairy? The good news is that there are many products available that are both vegan and Fairtrade.
New Fairtrade initiative will help UK grocery retailers collaborate on sustainability in supply chains
A new sustainability initiative created by the Fairtrade Foundation has become the first of its kind in the UK to go through the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) new open-door policy for green agreements between businesses.
Foncho, Sadick, Liliane and Mauro are tackling the impact of climate change so they can keep growing the foods we love in the UK.
Fairtrade Foundation appoints Sarah King and Sean O’Neill as new trustees
The Fairtrade Foundation today announced that it has appointed two industry leaders, Sarah King and Sean O’Neill, to its Board of Trustees.
Fairtrade calls for ‘fair due diligence’ in new report on its actions on human rights and environmental sustainability
Fairtrade International’s first human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) report, published today, features aggregated audit data on issues such as labour rights, child protection, and biodiversity.
A living income is a fundamental human right and farmers who grow the products we enjoy in the UK cannot achieve the decent standard of living they and their families are entitled to without it.
Fairtrade urges UK Government to deliver on anti-deforestation commitments without disadvantaging farmers worldwide
Measures designed to tackle global deforestation must not disadvantage smallholder farmers and workers in low-income countries, but instead must support them to thrive, the heads of Fairtrade’s international producer networks have told the UK Government, as COP28 gets underway. In an open letter sent at the start of the climate summit in Dubai, the Fairtrade…
Responding to the publication of the UK Government’s International Development White Paper, Fairtrade Foundation’s Head of Public Affairs, Alexander Carnwath, said: ‘In its White Paper, outlining the vision for international development until 2030, the UK Government puts a focus on global cooperation as the foundation for tackling poverty, climate change and other global challenges. ‘Who…
Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 will be moving to September as part of our year-long milestone celebrations.
Today (20 November) the UK is hosting the Global Food Security Summit, taking place in London. Fresh from a headline-grabbing Cabinet reshuffle, the summit is due to see UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak launching an International Development White Paper, resetting the Government’s approach to overseas development. It makes sense for the White Paper to be…
Fairtrade gift ideas for anyone wanting to shop ethically this festive season.
We dispel some common myths about Fairtrade flowers and how Aldi is making positive changes in their flower supply chain and sourcing.
“Global boiling is here and it’s unfair.”
Fair Trade Movement calls for urgent rethink on climate action.
Fairtrade producers set to expand deforestation monitoring through new partnership with Satelligence
Programme prioritises producer access to satellite monitoring data to boost forest protection and meet EU regulations.
In response to the news that Boohoo has broken its ethical promise to pay its suppliers a fair price for garments, with realistic timescales, Becky Forecast, Sustainable Sourcing Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation said: It’s acutely unfair that Boohoo continues to push its suppliers to the brink by making unreasonable demands. “It’s acutely unfair that…