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The World's first Green & Fairtrade hotel floor

18 October 2010

The world’s first green & Fairtrade hotel floor opened last week at Dorint Hotel Amsterdam Airport. The floor’s forty rooms feature beds made with Fairtrade certified cotton, as well as Fairtrade cotton continental quilts,...

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Celebrating Fairtrade in Central and Eastern Europe

15 October 2010

The Regional Central and Eastern Europe Fair Trade Conference is coming up 29-30 November in Warsaw. This year’s host country, Poland, is the largest Fairtrade market in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of sales. The...

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Fairtrade Raises Cocoa Prices

12 October 2010

Sweet Returns to Thousands of Cocoa-Growing Communities

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Consulting the World on Changing Standards

08 October 2010

How can Fairtrade bring more producers and traders into the Fairtrade System? What can be done to enable development and empowerment of farmers and workers in developing countries? As Fairtrade continues to expand, FLO is...

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Spotlight on: Aruna Anand, NAP CEO

04 October 2010

Aruna Anand joined the Fairtrade movement as CEO of the Network of Asian Producers (NAP) just two months ago. With 14 years of experience in the development sector, Anand is prepared to step into the leadership role as CEO of...

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Fairtrade redoubles efforts to eliminate child labor in West African cocoa sector

30 September 2010

Fairtrade is committed to supporting the U.S. government’s efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in the Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana cocoa sectors, as outlined in a report released September 30th by the Payson Center...

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Bringing Values to International Exports

29 September 2010

Business leaders, government officials, policy makers, trade promoters and more gathered in Chongqing, China, for the 11th Annual World Export Development Forum from 9 to 12 September. The theme was “Adapting to Post-Crisis World...

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