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New Fairtrade Climate Standard enables smallholders and rural communities to fight climate change

01 October 2015

Businesses looking for innovative ways to take positive climate action by reducing their carbon footprint and compensating their emissions will soon have a new weapon in their fight against climate change, with the publication of...


Don’t even THINK of parking here!

28 September 2015

Over the past few days, a Fairtrade team has been at the United Nations in New York, attending discussions on the adoption of the new global goals framework, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tim Aldred, Fairtrade...


Big Deal in the Big Apple

25 September 2015

An opinion piece by Marike de Peña, Chair, Fairtrade International. This piece first appeared on PlanetaFuturo/ElPaís on September 25, 2015 and is reproduced with their kind permission. Even in an increasingly connected world,...


Happy 10th Birthday Fairtrade Africa!

24 September 2015

Fairtrade Africa is celebrating its ten year anniversary: a decade of empowering farmers and workers across the African continent.


Fairtrade International launches search for new leader as CEO moves to head International Alert

10 September 2015

Harriet Lamb, the CEO of Fairtrade International who has held senior positions in Fairtrade for 16 years, has announced she is leaving to take up the role of CEO at International Alert, Europe’s largest peacebuilding...


Global Change, Local Leadership: New ideas and new markets drive increased benefits for farmers and workers.

03 September 2015

One and half million farmers and workers round the world are benefiting from increased sales of Fairtrade products, according to a new report out today. Latest figures show producers received an estimated €105 million in...


Children’s Involvement in West African Cocoa Production: Supporting Farmer Organizations to Lead

04 August 2015

The 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labour in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas released last week by the Tulane University shows that child labour in cocoa production is on the rise in West Africa. According to the new...

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