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“We Want More From Our S’Mores” is Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

smoresThe “We Want More From Our S’Mores” Campaign is back to help you kick off your summer in a fun, Fair Trade style. After all, s’mores are a classic, delicious summer treat. You can help the campaign reach its goal of making at least 1,500 Fair Trade s’mores. Find out how.

Hershey Rally Happening in Times Square on 6/8

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 26th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

raseHave you heard about Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign’s upcoming rally in NYC’s Times Square, Wednesday June 8th? The purpose of this rally is clear; to encourage Hershey to go Fair Trade. Find out the details, including who’s behind it and how to get involved.

Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Models Strut Their Stuff Next Week

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

ft-modelsModels are hot, but Fair Trade models are even hotter! Next week some Fair Trade models will be stepping out during an annual Human Rights Awards Gala. Ben & Jerry are emceeing, and guests will be served Fair Trade Certified ice cream. Find out about this and other news in our Fair Trade Roundup.

Sweet Smarts In Action

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 12th November, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0729Global Exchange’s Sweet Smarts campaign teaches advocacy skills to kids and youth whose outreach educates communities about Fair Trade. With the official campaign officially kicking off just a few months ago, San Francisco’s chapter leader, 10 year old Marie Hogan is already drawing a crowd.

White Gold and Child Labor

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 18th October, 2010 | 1 Comment

cotton_fieldThe central Asian country of Uzbekistan is currently one of the world’s largest exporters of cotton, selling over 800,000 tons of this ‘white gold’ a year. However, behind this ‘white gold’ lies a dark story of widespread government-sponsored forced child labor and harrowing working conditions.

2010 BBC Documentary, The Bitter Truth

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 20th April, 2010 | No Comments

Visit our cocoa homepage to find out how you can help end child slavery in the cocoa fields. The BBC’s 2010 Panorama documentary, Chocolate — The Bitter Truth, contains stunning and disturbing evidence that the worst forms of child labor are still widespread in Ghana and Ivory Coast. Most chilling is the pervasiveness of children […]

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