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(From Google on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:24:06 GMT)CALENDAR: Taste of Claremont, Zine Fest, Fair Trade Marketplace
FRIDAY NOON CONCERT Music of Rameau, Argento and Salzedo featuring harpists Mary Dropkin and Paul Baker. 12:15 p.m. Balch Auditorium, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. (909) 607-3266. LEVITT ON THE LAWN Grammy-nominated vocalist, ...
(From Google on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:33:32 GMT)
Triple Pundit (blog)Fair Trade Chocolate: Is Mass Balance Really Fair to Consumers?
Triple Pundit (blog)
A handful of non-governmental organizations oversee the certification of businesses when it comes to fair trade commerce. In a nutshell, fair trade certification organizations ensure that small-holder farmers in areas like the Congo, the Ivory Coast ...
(From Google on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:50:12 GMT)BRIEF-MWB Fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank Q1 net profit up at EUR 876000
April 22 (Reuters) - MWB Fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG : * Q1 net profit at 876,000 euros ($941,788) versus 472,000 euros year ago. * Q1 commissions income at 598,000 euros versus 592,000 euros year ago. * Q1 trading income at 3.8 million euros ...
'All the difference in the world': Many Hands Many Lands fair trade sale this ... - Winona Daily News
(From Google on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:52:49 GMT)
Winona Daily News'All the difference in the world': Many Hands Many Lands fair trade sale this ...
Winona Daily News
In the six years Many Hands Many Lands has held fair trade markets in Winona, they've raised more than $25,000 for Honduras alone, and somewhere between $50-100,000 total. It might seem like a drop in the bucket, Kennedy said, but every dollar goes ...
(From Google on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:50:40 GMT)
RTCo-op unable to commit to Fairtrade goods, blames economy
In a motion tabled for the upcoming annual general meeting, the group claimed its continued support of Fairtrade products would be compromised due to “austere” financial conditions, saying it would be unable to enhance their current commitment.
Co-op blames 'austere market' for need to cutback on Fairtrade goods
International Business Times UK
Co-op Group says it can no longer uphold its Fairtrade commitment fully
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(From Google on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:40:39 GMT)
Care2.comThe World of Fair Trade Apparel: A Q&A With PrAna's Nicole Bassett
This is the question every conscious consumer asks before they make a purchase. Were the farmers that produced the cotton for my t-shirt compensated fairly? Was it sewn in safe working conditions? Fair Trade Certification is still relatively new in the ...
(From Google on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:22:49 GMT)
Huffington PostCongress Is Facing Its Last Call to Stand Up for Fair Trade
The moment has arrived. Worries about Congress allowing secret trade deals to be enacted with little oversight are no longer theoretical. Legislation that would allow agreements like the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to slide unscathed ...
Many Northwest Democrats Noncommittal On Fast-Tracking Trade Deals
Northwest Public Radio
Congressional Democrats Divided Over Fast-Tracking Trade
Honolulu Civil Beat
Trade agreements are a bad deal
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Dublin's Independent Coffee Shops Have a Weird Relationship with Fair Trade - Munchies_ Food by VICE
(From Google on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:53:12 GMT)Dublin's Independent Coffee Shops Have a Weird Relationship with Fair Trade
Munchies_ Food by VICE
Despite having the second highest global awareness of the brand—which works to ensure producers in developing countries are paid fairly—and actually increasing Fairtrade spending by 15 percent between 2012 and 2013, the stats show that Ireland is ...
(From Google on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:01:11 GMT)
New York PostFair-trade condoms are now a thing
New York Post
So Singer ditched the Durex and went fair-trade. Yes, like coffee, chocolate and cotton, rubbers are now coming under the scrutiny of fair-trade advocates, who say the industry has been overlooked and underserved by cheaply made products. “I want to be ...
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(From Google on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:09:13 GMT)
St. Mary's UniversitySt. Mary's is Texas' first Fair Trade University
St. Mary's University
Fair trade is a social movement that helps producers in developing countries work in safe conditions, improve the lives of their families, and earn extra money to invest in their communities. Producers – often children – of coffee, tea, chocolate ...