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A world first: Furniture Made from FSC and Fairtrade Timber

18 January 2012

New opportunities for small-scale and community producers

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Bringing Fairtrade to Central Asia

06 January 2012

Ask anyone which countries Fairtrade works in and few are likely to mention Kyrgyzstan or Uzbekistan. But although their difficulties are widely unknown, farmers in Central Asia are certainly in need of a better deal – and...

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Fairtrade International CEO Leaves Organization

05 January 2012

Rob Cameron will be moving on from Fairtrade International and the post of Chief Executive Officer as of mid-January 2012. The Board and staff of Fairtrade International appreciate Rob’s commitment and energy during his four...

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Fairtrade International Counters Allegations in Bloomberg article on Burkina Faso cotton

03 January 2012

In accordance with its internal Child Protection Policy and Procedures, Fairtrade International followed up on the allegations made in the Bloomberg article, “Victoria’s Secret Revealed in Child Picking Burkina Faso Cotton,”...

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Fairtrade International refutes core alleged evidentiary claims made by Bloomberg’s new article of December 23rd

23 December 2011

Bloomberg article “Fairtrade Proving Anything But in $6 B market” published earlier today claims that the Fairtrade movement is prioritising the interests of its corporate partners at the expense of the development aims for...

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Monitoring Report Highlights Fairtrade Impact for Producers

22 December 2011

Combing through audit reports and pulling out the key data for over 1 million farmers and workers around the world is no easy task. After several months of diligent work, Fairtrade International’s Impact Assessment Manager Kate...

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Fairtrade response to Bloomberg article

16 December 2011

Bloomberg article “Victoria’s Secret Revealed in Child Picking Burkina Faso Cotton” published yesterday draws attention to the plight of “enfants confies”, foster children common across West Africa. The article highlights the...

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