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Lets End Child Labor Now- June 12 is World Day Against Child Labor

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 12th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

peruht_1June 12th is World Day Against Child Labor. In 2010 the world community through the International Labor Organization, adopted a “Roadmap for Elimination of the worst forms child labor by the year 2016″. With only 3 years to go, how are we doing?
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Happy Easter? Better Make Sure with Fair Trade Chocolate

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 4th April, 2012 | No Comments

Kids everywhere love Divine Chocolate!At Global Exchange we love to celebrate Fair Trade all the time, but this Easter, things will get even sweeter with free chocolate!
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West Coast Kids Surprise Hershey With Fair Trade Action

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 15th February, 2012 | 7 Comments

Kids wrote to HersheyYesterday eighth grader Jasper and fellow activists delivered more than 500 Valentines made by kids for the members of the Hershey Trust. Well, Hershey got another Valentine’s Day surprise, this one from the west coast the day before.
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Hershey Gets Valentine’s Day Delivery from Philadelphia Eighth Grade Fair Trade Activist

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 14th February, 2012 | No Comments

Cathy-O’Brien-Hershey-TrustStudent Delivers More Than 16,000 Petition Signatures and Valentines to Hershey’s School Trust on Behalf of Children Harvesting Cocoa in West Africa.
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Tell Hershey to Have a Heart

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 8th February, 2012 | 3 Comments

Have-a-heart-hersheyValentine’s Day is a major chocolate buying holiday, but gifts for your sweetheart should not come at the expense of worker rights. Forced labor, child labor and trafficking continue in the cocoa industry in West Africa. Here’s how YOU can make a difference!
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Valentine’s Day is Coming. Do You Need Help?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 7th February, 2012 | No Comments

V-Day-Devo-Gift1-web-versioValentine’s Day is in one week. If you feel ill prepared, do not fret. We’ve got your back, and one of the best deals in town, no kidding!
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Five Ways (You Haven’t Thought of) to Fair Trade Your Holiday

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th December, 2011 | 12 Comments

Fair Trade holiday treeThe holiday season seems to take over like a train barreling down the tracks faster than you can control. You want to live up to your values, appreciate your friends and family and have fun during this season. Here are five ways you can accomplish all three (that you probably haven’t thought of):
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Fair Trade Roundup: What is Hershey Up to NOW?!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 17th August, 2011 | 3 Comments

Photo Credit: JOHN C. WHITEHEAD, The Patriot-NewsThis week in Fair Trade news you can use, Hershey is the focus of attention for labor rights activists (again), a new report about the impacts of Fair Trade is released, plus a whole lot more.
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Fair Trade Roundup: What Was Cosi’s Response to Fair Trade Action?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 13th July, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Change.orgLast week Change.org called on fans of restaurant chain Cosi to tell the company that “life should be delicious” for cocoa farmers who currently live in poverty. So they did. And then guess what Cosi did. Find out what and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Photo Contest Entries Are In, Voting Open

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 28th June, 2011 | No Comments

2012_calendar_image-lo_res_3_largeFair Trade photo contest voting now open. Find out the details about that and a whole lot more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time.
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