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
Press release posted: 2 Jul 2019
Fairtrade International, the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), and the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers and Workers (CLAC) announced an innovative partnership today ...
Press release posted: 13 Jun 2019
Fairtrade today welcomed the announcement by the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana to implement a floor price for cocoa of US$2,600 per metric tonne. Farmers in the two countries, which together ...
Article posted: 12 Jun 2019
152 million children are still involved in child labour, despite numerous commitments to end the practice. But there is also progress. Here are four lessons we've learned through our work to end ...
Article posted: 5 Jun 2019
"One key factor that is harming the future of coffee is well within the reach of every coffee drinker – price."
Press release posted: 31 May 2019
The leaders of Colombia and Fairtrade met yesterday [May 30] to discuss ways out of the global coffee price crisis which is driving millions of coffee farmers further into poverty.
Article posted: 23 May 2019
“There was no sense of ‘them and us’. The sessions felt inspiring for everyone – including local workers, their unions, company managers and government representatives.”
Article posted: 22 May 2019
"If we are to protect nature, we have to change the way we farm our land and produce our food."
Article posted: 10 May 2019
More and more of us are expressing our values through our everyday shopping. We increasingly demand more information about what goes into our food and other purchases, where they come from and how ...
Article posted: 7 May 2019
Fairtrade, along with a coalition of certification schemes promoting safer pest control, announces a new free app designed to support the reduction of highly toxic pesticide use.
Article posted: 30 Apr 2019
In 2017, we took a decisive step towards improving wages in the flowers and plants sector, by changing our Flower Standard to include a minimum base wage.
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