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Hershey Brand Jam Finalists Announced! 1 Week to Vote for Your Favorite

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 19th April, 2011 | No Comments

hersheyHershey Brand Jam contest entries are all in, and the finalists have been announced. You have one week to vote for your favorite and help spread the word to help ensure that your fave wins.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Brand Jam Contest Winner Will Receive $1,000!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd March, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: ILRFLots of exciting happenings lately in the Fair Trade movement. Find out about the $1,000 brand jam prize, how Chicago high schoolers are kicking it with Fair Trade, what the Wall Street Journal had to say about vodka and much more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time!
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Brand Jam Hershey

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th February, 2011 | 4 Comments

hersheysHershey’s has long avoided addressing the issue of child and forced labor that persist in its cocoa supply chain. Let’s keep the pressure on them. Announcing our Hershey Brand Jamming contest. It’s time to use your creativity to tell Hershey’s to raise the bar on their corporate social responsibility. Create an ad asking Hershey to end pervasive child and forced labor and trafficking in the cocoa fields and replace it with Fair Trade and be eligible to win a $1,000 cash prize.
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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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Introducing Weekly Fair Trade Round Up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 9th February, 2011 | 3 Comments

hersheykisscard-1What started as a once-in-a while blog post has turned into a weekly series. There’s lots going on in the Fair Trade movement, so look to our weekly Round Ups for current updates. And now, on to this weeks’ round up.
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Time to Raise the Bar in the Cocoa Industry

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 9th November, 2010 | 7 Comments

Raise the Bar10Despite almost ten years of commitments from Hershey and other major chocolate companies to take responsibility for their cocoa supply chains and improve conditions for workers, significant problems persist. Hershey lags behind its competitors when it comes to taking responsibility for the communities from which it sources cocoa, so it’s time to tell them to Raise the Bar.
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Trick-or-Treat, Give Us Something Fair to Eat

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 29th October, 2010 | 4 Comments

halloweenstickerA few tips on how to spread Fair Trade awareness this Halloween weekend.
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Insert Fair Trade into National S’mores Day

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 9th August, 2010 | 1 Comment

Plowsharing Picnic 7-25-10 021August 10th is National S’mores Day and we’re encouraging you to get the Fair Trade word out by participating in our Summertime Fair Trade S’mores campaign.
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Bring S’more Social Justice Into Your Summer

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 30th July, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0239Whether you’re at summer camp, having a backyard BBQ or having a beach bonfire, you can bring some social justice into your summertime activity by participating in Global Exchange’s Summer Fair Trade S’mores Campaign.
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National Day of Action – Ask Hershey to go Fair Trade!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 10th June, 2010 | 5 Comments

hersheysJoin Global Exchange and organizations around the country today to help get Hershey’s to go Fair Trade in honor of World Day Against Child Labor!
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