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Fair Trade Roundup: Too Much Excitement for One Headline!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 30th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair-Trade-NewsThings are happening in the Fair Trade industry; a Labor Day action, certification updates, upcoming conferences, and a whole lot more. Here’s a rundown of Fair Trade news, all in one place….your monthly Fair Trade Roundup!
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Beyond the Label: Building Better Fair Trade Businesses

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Store Updates on 11th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade Federation Conference attendeesGlobal Exchange Fair Trade Stores Program Director Jocelyn Boreta recently attended the Fair Trade Federation conference. Here’s what she took away from the conference, and why it’s important to get beyond the label moving forward.
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Fair Trade Roundup: The Latest News About World Fair Trade Day, Mother’s Day and More

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 30th April, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade Mothers Day Gift PackageThis month in our Fair Trade Roundup, find out where to find unique Fair Trade Mother’s Day gifts, the latest on World Fair Trade Day, and key bits of Fair Trade-related news.
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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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Fair Trade Roundup: World Fair Trade Day Report Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 17th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

WFTD_tracker50000-300x268World Fair Trade Day has come and gone. See how many events took place around the US and Canada, plus add your own event if you held an event to honor the occasion. Also read about Ben & Jerry, hosts of our upcoming Human Rights Awards gals, and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Important Deadlines Coming Up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 5th April, 2011 | No Comments

coopfounderDR_bannerIt’s roundup time for Fair Trade news and updates. This week, a few deadlines for you to keep in mind, along with some creative ways to incorporate Fair Trade into your Easter or Passover celebration.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Hershey’s CEO Showered With Flowers & Valentines?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd February, 2011 | 1 Comment

valentineFair Trade Webinars are in the Air! Read about what’s coming up, plus how Fair Trade advocates expressed themselves to Hershey’s CEO this Valentine’s Day.
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Shop Fair, Give Fair

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 3rd November, 2010 | No Comments

Fair Trade Federation Holiday Guide Graphic compressedWe all know that the holidays are a time for reconnecting with family and friends. They are also a time to connect with our global community. When you support Fair Trade, you become part of a network of people dedicated to facilitating change for disadvantaged artisans and farmers.
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Fair Trade Calendar Photo Contest

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 4th June, 2010 | No Comments

Beads_to_Bricks_from_Bead_for_Life_largeThe Fair Trade Resource Network is once again partnering with the Fair Trade Federation to promote the Fair Trade movement with the second annual Fair Trade Calendar Photo Contest. They are inviting you to join the collaboration and help spread the word about your business or organization and the beauty of Fair Trade.
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FTF in TX

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 5th April, 2008 | No Comments

This year, Austin, Texas isn’t just the hot spot for dedicated indie music types, à la The South By South West Music Festival. From April 4-6, Austin will be swarming with your fellow Fair Traders at the 2008 Fair Trade Federation Conference. This annual conference is a forum for Fair Trade Federation (FTF) members, partners […]
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