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Equity and Sustainability in Mainstreaming Fair Trade

For many developing countries the production and exportation of coffee is an important income source. Three quarters of the global supply of coffee is produced in these countries by small, family-owned farms. 2,694 more words

International Trade

TTV's Fourth Annual "One Reason Why" Fundraiser

Each time you enter Ten Thousand Villages, you are transported to a colorful new world. So, local travel agency cum wine bar/coffee shop Departure Lounge was a fitting location for Ten Thousand Villages’ fifth annual One Reason Why art show and sale. 377 more words


Textilbündnis: Hess Natur ist dabei, doch Zweifel bleiben

Viel Kritik musste Bundesentwicklungsminister Gerd Müller schon im Vorfeld von Umwelt- und Wirtschaftsverbänden für das von ihm initiierte „Bündnis für Nachhaltige Textilien“ einstecken, das umweltfreundliche und sozialverträgliche Produktionsbedingungen in der Bekleidungsindustrie gewährleisten soll. 517 more words

Eco-friendly News

Fairtrade Fair at the University of Leeds

The annual Fairtrade Fair held in Parkinson Court at the University of Leeds is on the 2nd December this year, so if you are in Leeds or around the University it’s a really great place to get some unique Christmas gifts!

October 2014

Fair trade coffee is a blessing for the coffee Lovers

Coffee-drinkers will likely understand the variations coming from a mocha, a latte as well as a cappuccino, however, not all of them will always understand what all the brands as well as designations on their coffee indicate. 520 more words

Coffee Roasters

What is Fair Trade?

In your time spent as a consumer, you’ve probably seen items labeled ‘fair trade,’ or ‘fair trade certified.’ You likely have a general idea of what this means; that one thing is being traded for another, and the terms of doing so are fair for everyone involved. 396 more words

My Top 3 high street ethical retailers

1) lush – A global success story. They adhere to the ethical, environmental and practical values of their founders. They cosmetics that actually do what they say too. 76 more words

October 2014