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Many businesses survive by a modified 'whatever it takes' mentality that ignores many externalities. But there is a growing case for incorporating the greater good in your business model.
Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, we are featuring Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Phoebe Neel is a photojournalist, photographer, and floral designer based in Providence, RI. She is also the proud daughter of Glee Gum founder Deborah Schimberg.
In the wake of the latest tragic factory incident in Bangladesh, Fairtrade spoke to Nazma Akter, a garment worker, about workers’ rights.
We all know that coffee and cocoa are the biggest Fairtrade products by a longshot, but check out these other unique Fairtrade products.
Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is featuring Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Dion Drew is a father and a baker at Greyston Bakery, the company that makes the brownies in your Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Dion speaks to the power of believing in others and a fair chance for all.
Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, we are featuring Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Today we introduce Elsebeth Nordlund, who recently joined the team as Business Development Manager at Fairtrade America.
Fairtrade International has announced the appointment of Darío Soto Abril as its next Chief Executive Officer. Darío is currently COO, Deputy Director and Legal Counsel at The Trust for the Americas, the non-profit affiliate of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. He will take up his new role in Bonn, Germany, in February 2017.
This week, Fairtrade America and Endangered Species Chocolate are visiting cacao farmers in the Ivory Coast. Bryan Lew gives a window into what trips like this are like.
Thanksgiving Coffee is one of the original direct traders, selling coffee built on close relationships with coffee farmers since 1972. The company on the Northern California coast was recently honored as one of the top coffee roasters in the world winning Roast Magazine’s Roaster of the Year for 2017.