Fairtrade is much more than merely an environmental certification, it is the only and best ethical and social certification that really ensures social and environmental, ethical and economic impact, and therefore human impact.Enrique Calderon, coffee farmer, COOPEAGRI cooperative, Costa Rica
News and Features
Article posted: 15 Dec 2020
Along with small-scale farmers the world over, West African cocoa producers were hit by the pandemic. The Fairtrade Relief Fund came at just the right time when the producers needed it most
Article posted: 14 Dec 2020
How willing are consumers to purchase products made in a fair and ethical way? Does that change across countries? These, and many other questions, were explored as part of the Trade Fair Live Fair ...
Article posted: 10 Dec 2020
The study focuses on six Fairtrade coffee cooperatives in Guatemala, Indonesia and Kenya, and how they made progress on inclusion, empowerment and transformative change.
Article posted: 3 Dec 2020
Fairtrade International is pleased to announce Lynette Thorstensen as the new Chair of the Fairtrade Board.
Article posted: 2 Dec 2020
48 young producers from 22 Fairtrade certified organizations from different provinces in Ecuador are remotely taking part in the climate change leadership school.
Article posted: 30 Nov 2020
Valentine Growers describes itself as “not your typical rose farm.” Producing an astonishing 27 million roses every year, more than 95 percent of the workforce is employed on permanent contracts, ...
Fairtrade Delegation Meets with Pope Francis on Trade, Climate Change and the Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture
Article posted: 25 Nov 2020
A Fairtrade International delegation met with Pope Francis on Monday, 23. November, to present the work Fairtrade is doing around the world to promote fairer trading conditions for more than 5 ...
Article posted: 24 Nov 2020
That sense of community - the farmers who grow cocoa, the factory workers, and the consumers who enjoy it - is one of the reasons they are trader of the year
Article posted: 20 Nov 2020
How are we going to build a fairer, safer and a more sustainable future for the next generation?
Article posted: 19 Nov 2020
Dario Soto Abril has informed the Fairtrade International (FI) Board that he will be stepping down from his role as CEO in February 2021.
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