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Fairtrade goes luxury with Traidcraft

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Through working with Traidcraft, the UK’s leading fair trade organisation, Glisten Confectionery has recently begun supplying products for the Traidcraft confectionery range.

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World of Good Inc sells brand to eBay, wholesale division acquired by GreaterGood/Charity USA

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World of Good Inc., a social venture founded in 2005 that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets, announced in March 2010 that eBay acquired its brand and related assets. World of Good Inc. also announced that GreaterGood/Charity USA acquired its wholesale...

Fair Trade Egypt

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Fair Trade Egypt (FTE) is s nonprofit organization whose goal is to empower Egyptian artisans through the practice of fair trade. FTE surveys the developing areas of the country, finds local treasures that have been traditionally manufactured for centuries and brings them to consumers. FTE...

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Fair trade organisation receives eBay grant for new web portal to assist artisans around the world

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SERRV International, a fair trade organisation headquartered in the US, has been awarded a $53,500 grant from the eBay Foundation for a new web site aimed at providing resources to low-income artisans and farmers in more than 30 countries around the world.

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...

Fair Trade Resource Network

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Founded in 1999, FTRN is the only non-profit organisation in North America focused exclusively on Fair Trade education, helping people to better understand the impact of their buying decisions. FTRN also works to create a space for dialogue and exchange within the Fair Trade movement. While FTRN is...

European Fair Trade Association (EFTA)

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EFTA (the European Fair Trade Association) is an association of eleven Fair Trade importers in nine European countries. EFTA was established informally in 1987 by some of the oldest and largest Fair Trade importers. It gained formal status in 1990. EFTA is based in the Netherlands and has Dutch...

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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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Palestine Fair Trade General Guidelines

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The Palestine Fair Trade Association Guidelines include: 1) Guidelines for Farmers and/or Producers 2) Guidelines for Labor and Employment 3) Environmental Guidelines 4) Trader and Distributor Guidelines

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Partners create 'fair-trade tourism' packages in South Africa

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South African Tourism is teaming with independent, nonprofit NGO Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa to develop fair-trade tourism packages with outbound tour operators in leading source markets and step up a decade-old effort to promote the country as one of the world’s leading fair-trade tourism...