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Mayor George Ferguson and the Mayors from Lebanon with the Bristol Resolution.

Inspiration and Challenge at ‘Best Ever’ International Fair Trade Towns Conference in Bristol

20 July 2015

240 delegates from 20 countries across the world gathered in Bristol on the 4th and 5th of July for the 9th International Fair Trade Towns Conference to explore ‘Fair Trade for Sustainability’ as part of the city’s European Green...

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Fairtrade Speaks at UN Meeting on Sustainable Development Goals

13 July 2015

Fairtrade took part in the United Nations meeting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last week, calling on decision-makers to make sure that Fair Trade principles, and the voices of smallholder farmers and workers are...

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Empowerment in Action: Annual Fairtrade General Assembly

30 June 2015

Producer representatives from India, Mauritius and the Dominican Republic were among those to have their say on how Fairtrade is run, as they took part in our annual General Assembly in Bonn on 18-19 June.

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Trade Unions and Fairtrade in Common Engagement for Workers’ Rights

27 January 2015

There are over 210,900 workers in Fairtrade certified hired labour organizations. Fairtrade collaborates closely with trade unions to maximize benefits and encourage workers’ rights beyond the Fairtrade Standards. Today, the...

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Climate Change Action Now: Fairtrade Producers at COP20

27 November 2014

On the eve of the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima (COP20), Fairtrade producer networks are urging governments to provide more support to smallholder farmers in fighting the harsh and increasing effects of climate change on...

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Fairtrade Recognizes Outstanding Organizations and Individuals

16 June 2014

Around the world, millions of people in the Fair Trade movement are working toward a common goal: fairer trade and treatment for millions of smallholder farmers and workers. This year Fairtrade International opened nominations...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Fairtrade

13 November 2013

Twenty-five years ago a handful of Dutch pioneers and Mexican coffee farmers decided to go against the tide and make a fair exchange for the fruits of their labour. This drive to “make trade fair” has become a nearly 5 billion...

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