Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Joanna
On Tuesday 23 June Nestle announced that its ten year commitment to sourcing Fairtrade cocoa and sugar for its KitKat bars would come to an end in October 2020. Read on to find out what this means for farmers and what we can do about it.
1 CommentTuesday, 9 June 2020 | Joanna
A Twitter exchange between Yorkshire tea, PG Tips and some people who don't respect the fact that Black Lives Matter caused the hashtag #solidaritea to start trending. But what does real solidarity look like in the context of tea?
Thursday, 14 May 2020 | Joanna
Saturday 9 May was World Fair Trade Day. This year's themes were Fair Trade Solidarity and Planet Fair Trade. Find out more about what happened
Friday, 24 April 2020 | Joanna
For fashion to be sustainable we need to ask who made our clothing and accessories.
Thursday, 23 April 2020 | Joanna
The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex showed how the people who make our fast fashion are treated.
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 | Joanna
The choices we make can have a big impact on workers in low income countries
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 | Joanna
Fashion Revolution Week gives us the opportunity to think about how we shop, the choices we make and how we can have a positive effect on the people who make the products we buy
Monday, 20 April 2020 | Joanna
Fashion Revolution Week commemorates the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in April 2013.
We're encouraged to think about what we buy and our impact on other people and the environment.
Friday, 6 March 2020 | Joanna
Millions of farmers and workers in agricultural communities in poor countries are among the worlds most vulnerable to the climate crisis and the ever more unpredictable weather, natural disasters and disease outbreaks.
Thursday, 5 March 2020 | Joanna
Fairtrade reduces climate emissions by guiding agricultural producers in developing countries to mitigate their climate impact: to preserve trees and soil productivity, reduce the use of artificial fertilisers and energy, use renewable energy, and improve waste management.