Fair Trade Certified works unlike any other ethical label by enabling direct economic benefit for farmers, workers, and fishermen. It’s simple: each time you buy something that's Fair Trade Certified, you help drive additional money—called Community Development Funds—back to the people who worked hard to make that product according to rigorous Fair Trade standards.
Social, environmental, and economic barriers are interconnected, and governments, companies, and nonprofits must work together to address global issues. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) can deliver meaningful and sustained outcomes to communities across the globe while accounting for differences in culture, society, and governing models.
Rapid technology advancements are changing conventional work paradigms and helping bridge geographical and cultural divides. Today’s workplace is extremely diverse – bringing together people from different ages, cultures, ethnicities, geographies and more. Success now depends on how leaders can help people grow and realize their full potential – both as individuals and as part of the teams they work with.
Americans drink more than 400 million cups of coffee per day. If tomorrow each one of us woke up and made just one cup Fair Trade, we would drive at least an additional $2 million dollars back to coffee farmers to help them address some serious challenges. In just one day. Because of one little choice. That’s pretty amazing.
Big issues call for big solutions. Declining community health, poor economic sustainability, and insufficient access to education are just a few of societal challenges we face. But when governments, companies, and nonprofits collaborate strategically, their powerful public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help to overcome them.
Dennis Jönsson, President and CEO of Tetra Pak Group, shares his thoughts on the latest Tetra Pak Index’
Tetra Pak Index: The Connected Consumer The 10th edition of the Tetra Pak Index, published in collaboration with General Assembly, focuses on the fast-moving, information-saturated world of the connected consumer.
Thank you to our friends who ran a Virtual 10K with us from August 3-7 this year. The combined impact of our $10,000 Fund partners, runners, Whole Foods Market® Team Members, virtual runners and more, this year added up to $140,000 raised for impoverished women all over the world to start their own businesses. That equals about 748 average first microloans! Our team was thrilled to celebrate the second year of the Virtual 10K Run, adding a fun run in Austin, Texas and partnering with our sponsors to create excitement in cities all over the USA.
On average, parents will pack over 170 lunches for their child in one school year. That's a lot of sandwhiches! With the help of Fair Trade, you can turn every single one of those lunches into an opportunity to improve the world, and support the people who make our food.
To help get you inspired, we've teamed up with some friends to highlight a few fun ways to add Fair Trade Certified goodies to your kid's lunchbox.