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Chocolate That Feels As Good As It Tastes

Fair Trade Cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire
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When you buy chocolate made with Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa you are helping build schools and dig wells for safe drinking water.

Ben & Jerry’s Takes Fair Trade on Tour

The Campus Consciousness Tour Brings Ben & Jerry's and Janelle Monáe to Universities Across the Country
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Fair Trade Universities has joined forces with the Campus Consciousness Tour, Ben and Jerry’s, and Janelle Monáe to spread the word about Fair Trade.  From October 1 through October 22, Fair Trade Universities and the Campus Consciousness Tour will be stopping at 12 universities to educate students about Fair Trade and how they can make their campus a Fair Trade camp

A Cup a Day is the Sustainable Way

Fair Trade Tea Gardens in India Envision Sustainable Futures
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It can be easy to forget that small steps can make a big impact. Throughout Fair Trade Month, we are asking you to make Every Purchase Matter. We see the effect that Fair Trade purchases in the United States are having on small-scale farming communities around the world and we want our daily choices to support efforts to alleviate poverty and protect the environment. All of us need to contribute to this goal to make a sustainable impact. Two companies here in the U.S. and two tea estates in India, are doing exactly that.

Join Fair Trade USA supporters, partners and farmers as we raise a cup of Fair Trade Certified™ tea, to make every cup and Every Purchase Matter!

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It can be easy to forget that small steps can make a big impact. Throughout Fair Trade Month, we are asking you to make Every Purchase Matter. We see the effect that Fair Trade purchases in the United States are having on small-scale farming communities around the world and we want our daily choices to support efforts to alleviate poverty and protect the environment. All of us need to contribute to this goal to make a sustainable impact. Two companies here in the U.S. and two tea estates in India, are doing exactly that.

Join Fair Trade USA supporters, partners and farmers as we raise a cup of Fair Trade Certified™ tea, to make every cup and Every Purchase Matter!

Fair Trade USA and SCS Announce Joint Partnership to Offer High-Quality, Cost-Effective Fair Trade Certification

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

New Micro-Doc Series Explains Fair Trade in Two Minutes or Less

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At the heart of everything we do at Fair Trade USA is our ultimate goal to alleviate poverty among farming communities around the world. If you're reading this blog, you understand that one way we do that is by helping consumers and businesses understand how they can make every purchase matter.

Chicago Declared Nation's Largest Fair Trade Town

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Chicago has officially met all of the criteria to be declared a Fair Trade Town and joins the ranks of nearly 1,000 Fair Trade Towns throughout the world, including London, Rome, Barcelona and Boston. The city is now the largest Fair Trade Town in the United States and the second largest in the world.

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Chicago has officially met all of the criteria to be declared a Fair Trade Town and joins the ranks of nearly 1,000 Fair Trade Towns throughout the world, including London, Rome, Barcelona and Boston. The city is now the largest Fair Trade Town in the United States and the second largest in the world.

New partnership to help multinational companies operate responsibly

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 13, 2010 - Companies worldwide will be given greater guidance and support on how to conduct their business responsibly and report on their sustainability performance thanks to a partnership between the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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