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Solidarity Bridge

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Solidarity Bridge is a Catholic organization established in the USA that provides critical medical care and cooperative support to poor communities in Bolivia. The organisation also trains local Bolivian medical personnel to improve their own practices and thus serve their communities more...

TransFair USA

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TransFair USA, a nonprofit organization, is one of twenty members of Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO), and the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. It audits transactions between US companies offering Fair Trade Certified™ products and the...

Fairgreentrade.com - Fair trade green business directory and eco-friendly directory

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Fairgreentrade.com is designed to allow consumers, retailers and manufacturers the ability to interact and create the easiest path to finding products, services and source materials. Fairgreentrade.com will offer specific areas of interest to help narrow down what users are looking for and put them...

Fair Trade Federation

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The Fair Trade Federation (FTF) is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organisations fully committed to fair trade. The Federation is part of the global fair trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to...

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Social enterprises 'growing strongly'

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The UK's social enterprises - businesses trading for social or environmental purposes - bucked the recent recession, a report has said.

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Fair trade; not just free trade

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Fair trade; not just free trade, a news article, reports that the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) commended the Department of Trade and Industry for opposing the current Doha texts on agriculture and industrial goods. The Congress of South African Trade Unions is concerned about the...

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Guide to Fair Trade

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The Fair Trade system ensures that people along every step of the supply chain receive fair wages, that workers and communities are treated with dignity, and that artisans and producers take steps to preserve the environment. Fair Trade builds real and lasting relationships between producers in...

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Draft Two SFTMS (Sustainable Fair Trade Management System) Standard

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SFTMS is the new worldwide standard for the independent certification of organisations which demonstrate Fair Trade business practices. The requirements of this standard are applicable to any organisation applying Fair Trade principles in all its business processes regardless of the nature of...

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The impact of fair trade on producers and their organizations: A case study with Coocafé in Costa Rica

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This study examines the impact of 10 years of fair trade in coffee in Costa Rica and reveals the importance of organisational development support for the stakeholders of the nine Costa Rican coffee co-operatives.

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Sixty years of Fair Trade: A brief history of the Fair Trade movement

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During its history of over 60 years, Fair Trade has developed into a widespread movement with recognition on a political and mainstream business level.