Does fair trade change society? Executive summary: final report

Published: 2 Mar 2017


This study was conducted by research institute CEval between September 2015 and September 2016, on behalf of TransFair e.V. (Fairtrade Germany), Engagement Global, Brot für die Welt, Forum Fairer Handel und MISEREOR, with financial support from the Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung.

It examines the impact of fair trade in Germany between 2000 and 2015.

The researchers not only looked at the strong growth in fair trade sales, but also key societal areas such as impact on perceptions, behaviour, public procurement and education.

Note: The full-length German-language study is below; the English version is an executive summary.

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