Fair trade

Fair Trade

Study: Fairtrade doesn't always yield highest wages

May 26, 2014
A UK report says coffee grown under Fairtrade conventions doesn't always yield the highest wages for farmers.
Posted In: Fair trade, farming

Where were your clothes made? (Map)

May 30, 2013
A map of where our Twitter followers said their clothes were made.
Posted In: clothing, Bangladesh, Fair trade

Does fair trade clothing help the consumer and the retailer?

May 9, 2013
Following another tragic fire at a Bangladesh clothing factory, retailers are now ceding to consumer demand and putting the exact origins of their products on the label. But will this “fair trade” practice hurt the bottom line? And will those same consumers actually buy the more expensive fair trade products, or reach for the cheaper item on the next rack?
Posted In: Fair trade, Retail, clothing, Bangladesh