Celebrate mom while giving back to moms around the world
Mother's Day is right around the corner and it’s time to find that perfect gift; a gift that says, “You are the best! I love you! Thank you for being you!” Whether you plan ahead or scramble to find a thoughtful gift last minute, the Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide is here to help. Not only will your mom appreciate her lovely gift, but it will simultaneously foster sustainable livelihood and empower communities of Fair Trade moms all over the world.
To make it easier on you, we've compiled our favorite meaningful Mother’s Day gifts in every price range.
The Coca-Cola Company recognizes that while women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, they only earn 10 percent of the world’s income. In 2010, the Company launched 5by20, its commitment to empowering five million female entrepreneurs in its value chain by 2020. Supporting women artisans is a key pillar of this initiative.
East Stroudsburg, PA, December 20, 2013 – Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that its employees and contractors collected and hand-delivered a record number of gifts, non-perishable food items, and supermarket gift cards to Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC). These contributions will benefit the non-profit organization’s neediest families.
Last-minute ways to make a difference in the lives of Fair Trade Moms around the world
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably looking for a way to show mom how much you really care. What if the products you give (or enjoy) this Mother’s Day could also celebrate moms around the world?
Fair Trade Certified gifts of chocolate, roses, tea and coffee improve the lives of moms around the world
April 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Celebrating Mother’s Day this year can bring added rewards when shoppers honor mothers from around the world through their Fair Trade purchases. To promote the many ways that Fair Trade benefits mothers, Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, today launched a new campaign, Moms Make a World of Difference.
The best gifts are ones that tell a story. This year, you can tell the story of helping farmers improve their communities when you give Fair Trade Certified gifts. Fair Trade USA's annual Holiday Gift Guide is filled with great ideas for everyone on your list. So go ahead and spread the holiday cheer while making a difference in the lives of famers and workers with every purchase. These products are available online. So shop away…
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Which has more impact? What you do? Or, what you buy? At the PEW Center for Climate Changer's Energy Efficiency Conference held in Chicago last April, one of the plenary session speakers stated a remarkable statistic. Only 8% of what you DO is sustainable -- the other 92% is in the supply chain -- in other words, what you BUY. So in essence, your eco actions add up but the products you purchase.