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Congratulations, you’ve won a BENNY!

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 23rd January, 2015 | No Comments

For more than ten years the Business Ethics Network, BENNY awards have been given to recognize innovative and successful campaigns to make corporations more socially and environmentally responsible. We’re proud to announce that this fall the “Raise the Bar Hershey’s campaign” has been awarded an Activist’s Choice award for 2014!

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.