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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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