Tag: Fair Trade

Wold Fair Trade Day_11th May 2019

     World Fair Trade Day 2019 World Fair Trade Organization   #FairTradeInnovates This Fair Trade Day, we celebrate solutions for people and planet! Innovations that empower women Fair Trade Enterprises have 52% female CEOs. Fair Trade business models provide a space for women to become leaders. Learn about how Fair Trade Enterprises are empowering women. … Continue Reading Wold Fair Trade Day_11th May 2019

World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

  13th May 2017 is World Fair Trade Day, a worldwide celebration of fair trade, which helps fight poverty and exploitation by addressing issues of injustice or power imbalance in the supply chain of many products. On 13th May, events will be held around the world to celebrate the positive impact of fair trade, and… Continue Reading World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

Fair Trade Fortnight, Friday 6 – Sunday 22 May: How you can get involved

  Friday 6th May marks the first day of 2016’s Fair Trade Fortnight, which, according to Fair Trade Australia and New Zealand is an annual, nationwide celebration of all things fair trade and the difference that choosing fair makes for millions of farmers and workers in developing countries.   Here’s some information about what Fair Trade… Continue Reading Fair Trade Fortnight, Friday 6 – Sunday 22 May: How you can get involved

Happy Easter, from the Justice, Ecology and Development Office

  The Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) wishes you and your loved ones a happy and holy Easter.   As you enjoy your Easter chocolate this year, we encourage you to remember that much of that chocolate sold on Australian shelves is made using cocoa from plantations on the West Coast of Africa, where children… Continue Reading Happy Easter, from the Justice, Ecology and Development Office

End Slavery in your School and Community this Easter – ACRATH

The Slavery-Free Easter Chocolate Campaign, a *coalition of social justice groups, is asking people to buy only chocolate that carries a label (FAIRTRADE, Rainforest Alliance and UTZ certified) showing that the cocoa beans used in the chocolate’s production has been sourced ethically, from farmers who engage in good labour practices. The International Labor Rights Forum… Continue Reading End Slavery in your School and Community this Easter – ACRATH

Fair Trade Fortnight 2015: Consider the 10 Principles of Fair Trade

During Fair Trade Fortnight 2015, (beginning Saturday 9th of May) let us consider (See-Judge-Act) the following principles and take action accordingly.   The World Fair Trade Organisation Prescribes 10 Principles:   Principle # 1: Creating opportunities for disadvantaged producers (economically marginalised) Poverty reduction through trade must form a key part of the organisation’s aims. The… Continue Reading Fair Trade Fortnight 2015: Consider the 10 Principles of Fair Trade

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