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: 3 Apr 2019
To strengthen the power of farmers in trade relationships, Fairtrade International today announced a new version of its certification standard for small-scale farmers.
Press release posted: 26 Mar 2019
Fairtrade International, representing the world’s most recognized ethical label, has joined the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) as a Non-Profit Contributing Partner.
Article posted: 8 Mar 2019
A new programme, launched by the Fairtrade Network of Asia & Pacific Producers, aims to improve women’s opportunities and help redress the gender balance in agricultural communities.
Press release posted: 27 Feb 2019
The European Union has confirmed a multi-year grant to Fairtrade International to serve as a key strategic partner for the EU’s commitments to Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships to support ...
Article posted: 18 Feb 2019
Fairtrade farmers and workers have earned well more than half a billion euros in Fairtrade Premium funds in the past five years alone, which they spend on projects of their choice. We wanted to know: ...
Article posted: 14 Feb 2019
A flower rush occurs every year as shoppers flock to florists or grab bundles of cut roses from grocery store shelves for Valentine’s Day. This year, look for the FAIRTRADE Mark and show some love ...
Article posted: 12 Feb 2019
As supermarkets compete for customer traffic with low-priced bananas as bait, farmers and workers are losing out. Can a push for sustainable bananas counter this slide?
Article posted: 21 Jan 2019
An interview with the Ivorian cooperative's director general.
Article posted: 10 Dec 2018
Today is Human Rights Day, and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Press release posted: 3 Dec 2018
Farmer organizations will be guaranteed a higher price for cocoa sales on Fairtrade terms, as part of Fairtrade’s strategy towards enabling living incomes
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