Position papers give details on Fairtrade International's position on a number of current topics affecting producers and the world in general.
Fairtrade's new strategy on how to support and empower workers is presented.
This paper explains the Fairtrade perspective that the current 'food miles' concept is an unreliable guide for consumers who want to make an ethical choice when shopping.
This paper presents the Fairtrade producer support programme, which is designed to support producers in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities.
This paper looks at the obstacles faced by producers from developing countries on the international trading market and how the Fairtrade system can support them and help combat poverty through development.
The focus of this paper is on Fairtrade's role in sustainable development.
This paper explains Fairtrade's position on child labour and how it works to stop and prevent child labour within producer organizations.
An overview on how Fairtrade is tackling the root causes of child labour.
Here it is highlighted how Fairtrade can be used as a vehicle to address climate change and the related consequences faced by Fairtrade producers.
Fact sheets provide background information on products, new standards, and basic overviews of Fairtrade International's position on timely topics.
New Rules for Fairtrade Flower Bouquets, March 2013
FSC and Fairtrade Pilot Project for Timber (PDF), January 2012
Fairtrade Announces New Cocoa Prices (PDF), October 2010
Fairtrade Announces Standards for Baobab and Marula Fruits (PDF), July 2010
Fairtrade Sports Balls (PDF), March 2010
Gold (PDF), March 2010
Pineapples (PDF), December 2009
Fairtrade Raises Banana Prices (PDF), October 2009
Vegetables from Africa, Hired Labour (PDF), September 2009
Herbs and Spices (PDF), July 2009
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