Tag: World Fair Trade Organisation

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 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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