Fair Trade USA

Fair Trade Movement Celebrates 25 Years

(3BL Media and Just Means)- It's been several months since I've written anything about the fair trade movement, but that's not because things aren't happening. In fact, it's the 25th anniversary of fair trade! A lot of positive things have changed and from my refreshed perspective, the fair trade movement seems to be collaborating, perhaps finally finding more common ground. Perhaps.

Seth Goldman, TEO of Honest Tea, Talks About Holding to Values while Living in “the Grey”

"If anyone sees us backing away from organics, fair trade commitments, call us out. Hold us to it.  We have determined to keep the "mission in the bottle."
— Seth Goldman, TEO of Honest Tea.

My Five-Minute Vacation: Organic, Fair and Delicious

“There is no such thing as a socially responsible business because that term
suggests that an enterprise has reached a destination and there is no more work to be done."

Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO, Seth Goldman.

Global Players Commit to Fair Trade Expansion

Several global leaders have strengthened their commitment to Fair Trade.

Fair Trade USA Launches Report on Pilot Apparel Program

Fair Trade USA has published a report with the results of a pilot apparel certification program.

FLO, Fair Trade USA, and Starbucks: A Critique (Part 6)

glfbu2l“When the dragons started coming in, the label changed. The farmers are also frustrated with the different types of standards. When Transfair announced its departure from FLO, farmers denounced this move,” Dean Cycon, Owner of Deans Beans.

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