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Revised Fairtrade Standard for Hired Labour bolsters support for workers

14 January 2014

Grounded firmly in the daily reality of Fairtrade workers across the globe, the new Standard offers greater support for freedom of association, important steps toward living wages, greater autonomy in decision-making and more.

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Weighing in on New Fairtrade Minimum Prices for Bananas

25 October 2013

The most recent review of the Fairtrade Minimum Price for bananas took place over the summer, and the Fairtrade Standards Unit – led by Jose Paredes – set out to make the process more collaborative than ever. One of the biggest...

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Simpler Labelling for Fairtrade Gold

15 April 2013

Fairtrade labelling on gold is set to become more straightforward. From 22 April, the formal partnership between Fairtrade International and The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) will end, which means the dual label on...

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Smallholders to benefit from carbon finance

30 November 2012

Fairtrade and Gold Standard collaboration opens up new opportunities for farming communities in developing countries

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Fairtrade: Certified strong standards

02 December 2011

Fairtrade knows a thing or two about certification and strong standards. Around the world, the Fairtrade Standards are known for their rigorous nature and highly credible development process. These strong Standards translate to...

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Textile Projects Look for Fairtrade Way Forward

25 July 2011

Update on the Fairtrade textiles project working to build better livelihoods for textile workers

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New Fairtrade Trade Standards: Clearer and more transparency

16 February 2009

From 16 February 2009, the new Generic Fairtrade Trade Standards come into force. Generic trade standards have previously been included in the specific product standard documents. Now this generic standard provides a common and...

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