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More than 2 Million Supporters Join the World’s Largest Fairtrade Celebration

15 May 2017

This year, over 2 million participants in more than 4000 celebrations gathered for Fairtrade Celebrations, to celebrate the difference Fairtrade is making to the lives of farmers and workers worldwide. This event builds on the...

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New Programme with Women Cocoa Farmers Seeks to Close Gender Gap

12 May 2017

Launching today, the Women’s School of Leadership is an innovative new programme which will improve women’s opportunities in cocoa communities in Côte d’Ivoire. The programme is being led by the producer network Fairtrade Africa.

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One Year into the Fairtrade Textile Standard and Programme: An Update

26 April 2017

The Fairtrade Textile Standard and Programme were launched one year ago. Although certified products have not yet hit the shelves, Fairtrade and our partners have been working hard behind the scenes to achieve improvements in...

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New Study Finds Environmental and Social Footprint of Fairtrade Cotton to be Five Times Lower

22 April 2017

Unless cotton is farmed sustainably, its production leaves a heavy environmental and social toll which will affect its long term viability.

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Taiwan’s President Declares Her Support for Fairtrade

13 April 2017

President Tsai Ying-Wen expressed the Taiwanese Government’s backing for Fairtrade during a visit by Dario Soto Abril, Fairtrade’s Global CEO, to the country’s parliament on 10 April.

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Fairtrade International and the International Trade Centre Expand their Cooperation

13 April 2017

Fairtrade International and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the livelihoods of small farmers and promoting income diversification.

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Fairtrade Farmers and Workers continue to benefit from Growing Sales and Increased Fairtrade Premium Investments

11 April 2017

This week saw the official launch of the 8th edition of the Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade report by Fairtrade International, covering data from 2014-2015.

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