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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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FT Roundup: Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Today!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th April, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: www.benjerry.comSome like the first day of Spring. Some prefer Halloween. Well, one of my favorite days of the year is Ben & Jerry’s free ice-cream cone day. And guess what? It’s today! Find out about this and lots more in our weekly Fair Trade Roundup.
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Film Shows Cocoa Child Slavery Continues

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 4th August, 2010 | 4 Comments

n331502629133_1212Newly released documentary The Dark Side of Chocolate reveals shocking and disturbing new evidence that child labor, trafficking, and slavery are continuing in the cocoa industry, nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
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Bitter Chocolate

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 9th February, 2010 | 1 Comment

Yacoub, Age 10by Adrienne Fitch-Frankel There are so many things to consider on Valentine’s Day: the reason you and your beloved were first attracted to each other, the amazing date you’ve planned, the perfect gift to express your affection. And, if you’re like most Americans, you’re thinking about buying chocolate. U.S. consumers purchase hundreds of millions of […]
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Harkin-Engel Protocol, 7 Years Later…

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd July, 2008 | No Comments

July 1st, 2008 was supposed to be the deadline for the chocolate industry to fulfill their commitment to end the worst forms of child labor in cocoa production. The day has come and gone with nary an ounce of change. Global Exhchange’s Fair Trade Campaign Director, Adrienne Fitch-Frankel, updates us on the current cocoa situation… […]
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