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Fair Trade Activists Take on Hershey’s

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 28th April, 2011 | No Comments

BehindBars_largeToday, the Hershey Company’s board of directors and shareholders came together for their annual meeting in Hershey, Pennsylvania. So, what better day than today to call on Hershey’s to chart a new course into a future free of child labor and poverty in communities that grow the company’s cocoa. Green America’s Fair Trade coordinator, Elizabeth […]

Fair Trade Your Supermarket

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd June, 2010 | No Comments

bananasWhile the Fair Trade movement is making lots of great progress like Ben and Jerry’s announcing earlier this year to go 100% Fair Trade by 2013 and TransFair USA’s ever-growing list of Fair Trade Certified products, there is still a need to get those products in more grocery stores around the country. Well, action can be taken by you and I to make sure this happens. Global Exchange’s Fair Trade campaign recently partnered with Green America in an effort to Fair Trade Your Supermarket.