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New American Jewish World Service fair trade project with Equal Exchange

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Equal Exchange announced the formation of a new fairly traded coffee and chocolate partnership with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). AJWS is an international development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world, motivated by...

World Shoppe launches new line of Fair Trade jewelry from South Africa at Beckman’s handcrafted gift show

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World Shoppe debuted a new line of copper and brass jewelry with semi-precious gemstones from South Africa at the Beckman’s Handcrafted Gift Show ® Chicago in January 2010.

Tate & Lyle establishes "Fairtrade For All" for cane sugar in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association

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Reflecting a long-term commitment to their suppliers, in February 2008 Tate & Lyle announced a decision to convert all UK retail cane sugar to Fairtrade by the end of 2009.

Starbucks and Fairtrade NGOs announce initiative to support small-scale coffee farmers

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Starbucks, the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations (FLO) and TransFair USA announced joining forces to leverage a small-scale coffee farmer loan program that is intended to grow to at least $20 million by 2015 based on current commitments from Starbucks Coffee Company.

Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ commitment to ethical sourcing

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The Fairtrade Foundation UK and Fairtrade Mark Ireland are members of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO) which joins Conservation International (CI) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) as partners in the Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ commitment to ethical sourcing.

Auckland Zoo Makes Jumbo Swap to Fairtrade Bananas

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Auckland Zoo is making a permanent swap to Fairtrade bananas.

Women artisans given business opportunities in Rwanda

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Indego Africa is an NGO and a fair-trade online retailer. The organisation partners with small Rwandan "cooperatives", women artisan owned and operated producers of traditional baskets, bags, and other local products, and connects them to the growing global market for African inspired handicrafts,...

Timberland partners with Verite to incorporate a Code of Conduct into supplier's internal management system.

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Timberland partners with Verite, an independent nonprofit social auditing, training, and research organization, to ensure that working conditions around the world are fair, legal and safe.

Fair Trade Sports teams up with Project Hope Worldwide

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Fair Trade Sports Inc, a company that manufactures sports equipment in the US, has teamed up with Project Hope Worldwide.

Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts: Crafting a Brighter Tomorrow for Disavantaged Women and Minorities in Vietnam

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Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts (MVH) is a small and successful business, founded in 1990 by two passionate and energetic women. Building on the belief that social development is intricately tied to economic self‐reliance, Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts reaches out to artisans in underdeveloped areas and...