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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.

Fairtrade International Sets Up Shop in the U.S.

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 2nd April, 2012 | 3 Comments

PrintAfter extensive discussions with various stakeholders in the U.S., Fairtrade International has announced it will be launching new operations in the U.S.

Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade USA Withdraws from FLO

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 6th October, 2011 | No Comments

ben-and-jerryLots happening in the Fair Trade movement…Fair Trade month, Reverse Trick-or-Treating, Fair Trade featured on late television and Fair Trade USA resigns its membership to FLO.

New Fair Trade Certification For Gold

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 23rd March, 2010 | No Comments

It was announced recently that the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) have created a fair trade certification for gold.  The goal of this certification is to develop a system that ensures that small-scale miners can earn a better price for their gold, which in turn will contribute to […]