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As we celebrate Cesar Chavez and his achievements for farmworkers across the U.S., Kerstin Lindgren of the Fair World Project shares this blog on the importance of supporting dignified work for farmworkers.
When Cyclone Winston drove a destructive path across the Pacific in February 2016, it was just the latest in a series of extreme weather events to hit Fiji. Winston left 44 people dead in its wake and is estimated to have caused more than $1.4 billion worth of damage across the region. As so often before, farming communities bore the brunt of the devastation. Communities there are struggling to adapt to the effects of climate change.
Every day we’re confronted by a deluge of options in the super market aisle. Making the sustainable choice can be a chore. But if you think LOFTy – local, organic and Fairtrade – you’ll find items that are good for you and good for the planet.
How do we know when Fairtrade succeeds? How do we know when there's room for improvement? Measuring impact is a difficult task requiring long-term investment and a complex understanding of the topic. Arisbe Mendoza, Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning at Fairtrade International, provides this guest blog on the release of Fairtrade’s latest impact report by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
Every mom wants the best for their child. When you’re a fair trade mom like me, you also want to make sure it's best for the planet and the people producing the things you use every day.
This Mother’s Day, Fairtrade is proud to celebrate mothers everywhere. Today we shine a spotlight on Rosemary Achieng, a mother of three who is also a supervisor at a Kenyan flower farm. Look for Fairtrade products as you shop for your mother this year!
You know what’s great? When someone you work with says, “Hey, we want to help spread the word about that thing you care about.”
Deep in the heart of the Windy City, more than 30 ethical business and community members held the largest Fair Trade celebration in the USA! How will you celebrate World Fair Trade Day?
Climate got you down? We know climate change can seem like an overwhelming problem!