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Weaving Further Impact for Textile Workers

04 September 2014

Once it has left the hands of the farmer, Fairtrade cotton passes through a long and complex supply chain of workers who gin, spin, knit, dye, cut and trim the raw product into consumer items such as t-shirts, bed sheets and baby...

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Help Determine What’s Fair in the Carbon Market

24 June 2014

Fairtrade work on Fairtrade Carbon Credits opens up for public consultation.

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A Fairtrade liaison officer conducts a training with sugar farmers in Paraguay.

Fairtrade Farmers Gear Up to Address Child Labour

11 June 2014

Caroline Hickson, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Fairtrade International, writes of a recent trip to Paraguay to attend a training with Fairtrade sugar farmers. This year the International Labour...

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New Living Wage Benchmarks Point the Way Forward

10 June 2014

Three reports published today set new living wage benchmarks for rural South Africa, Dominican Republic and Malawi. The reports, commissioned by Fairtrade International (Western Cape, South Africa), Fairtrade and Social...

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Working for the Common Good

14 May 2014

Fairtrade launches a project to improve the impact of Fairtrade for workers on small farms, and better support the vulnerable farmers who employ them.

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Journey Towards a Living Wage

14 April 2014

A post by Wilbert Flinterman, the Senior Advisor on Workers’ Rights and Trade Union Relations of Fairtrade International. Read more about Fairtrade's perspective on workers' rights here. The topic of living wage has exploded...

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Fairtrade seeks to unlock the power of local leadership as an important key to eliminating child labour

05 March 2014

An article by Anita Sheth, the Senior Advisor on Social Compliance and Development at Fairtrade International. Read more about Fairtrade's perspective on child rights here. In June 2013, Fairtrade International passed a...

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