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Starbucks and Fair Trade NGOs partner

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Starbucks, TransFair USA and Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International join in support of small-scale coffee farmers through a $20 million loan program.

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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...

Alter Eco

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Alter Eco is a French-based alternative trading organization, founded in 1999, which specializes in the import and distribution of Fairtrade products. Alter Eco products are offered in several French mass retailers such as Monoprix, Cora (hypermarket)|Cora, Match, System U, Leclerc and...

Handmade Expressions

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Handmade Expressions is a for profit company established in the USA. The company aims to promote economic and social well-being by selling Fair Trade products, many of which are made in India, and promoting the cause. A member of the Fair Trade Federation, the company works with a number of artisan...

Traidcraft

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Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft is the UK's leading fair trade organisation. Traidcraft runs development programmes in some of the poorest countries in the world, and campaigns in the UK and internationally to bring about trade justice. The organisation...

Fair Trade Group Nepal

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The Fair Trade Group Nepal (FTG Nepal) is a consortium of fair trading organisations that work together to improve the socio-economic status of underprivileged and marginalised producers in Nepal.

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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.

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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...

World Fairtrade Organisation (WFTO)

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The WFTO is a global authority on Fair Trade. Membership of the WFTO is limited to organisations that demonstrate a 100% Fair Trade commitment and apply its 10 Principles of Fair Trade. WFTO members who are monitored against these Principles are listed in the FT100 index of world-leading Fair Trade...

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...