Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic, and environmentsl justice around the world.

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!
Read More...

Time To Count Your Summer S’mores

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 21st August, 2012 | 6 Comments

Fair Trade Smores Hershey actionOn Labor Day, join activists from around the country in a fun Facebook action to demand that Hershey‘s and the rest of the cocoa industry END the grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields…by making a statement with s’mores!
Read More...

Fair Trade S’mores Challenge Hershey this Summer

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 11th July, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair Trade smores-Hershey action8Last week on the 4th of July Global Exchange held a s’mores event at the opening show of the famous San Francisco Mime Troupe, as part of a nationwide summer-long action calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields. Check out the pics and find out how YOU can get involved.
Read More...

S’mores Present Opportunity to Call on Hershey to End Abusive Child Labor in Cocoa Fields

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 3rd July, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade smoresWhile you’re cooking up s’mores this summer, join activists nationwide in calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields.
Read More...

Fair Trade S’Mores Lovers at Higher Vision Festival

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade Smores6Global Exchange went to the Higher Vision Festival at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds last weekend to spread the word about Fair Trade in an unusual way.
Read More...

Hershey Gets Valentine’s Day Delivery from Philadelphia Eighth Grade Fair Trade Activist

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 14th February, 2012 | No Comments

Cathy-O’Brien-Hershey-TrustStudent Delivers More Than 16,000 Petition Signatures and Valentines to Hershey’s School Trust on Behalf of Children Harvesting Cocoa in West Africa.
Read More...

Tell Hershey to Have a Heart

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 8th February, 2012 | 3 Comments

Have-a-heart-hersheyValentine’s Day is a major chocolate buying holiday, but gifts for your sweetheart should not come at the expense of worker rights. Forced labor, child labor and trafficking continue in the cocoa industry in West Africa. Here’s how YOU can make a difference!
Read More...

Five Ways (You Haven’t Thought of) to Fair Trade Your Holiday

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th December, 2011 | 12 Comments

Fair Trade holiday treeThe holiday season seems to take over like a train barreling down the tracks faster than you can control. You want to live up to your values, appreciate your friends and family and have fun during this season. Here are five ways you can accomplish all three (that you probably haven’t thought of):
Read More...