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Guest Post from Fair Trade USA: beverages better support their families and improve their communities for generations to come. When you choose Fair Trade, you are making your daily cup of coffee or tea go the extra mile. You are voting with your dollars for a more ethical system of trade, one that protects and supports people on all ends of the supply chain - from the small family farmer in Peru or Indonesia or the tea leaf picker in India to the coffee shop owner in your hometown.
Make 2011 the year that you finally take a stand against global food inequities and give back to the farming community that grows the beans for your delicious cup of coffee or the cocoa for your delectable afternoon chocolate bar: Resolve to Buy Fair Trade.
Fair Trade USA is pleased to announce the winners of the Brazilian Fair Trade Coffee Cupping Competition that was held this week in Brazil. The cupping competition was the culmination of a three-year coffee quality development program that we have been working on in Brazil in a collaboration with USAID, SEBRAE-MG and Walmart as part of the Responsible Sourcing Partnership Project.
Now the challenge for Fair Trade USA is capturing the energy and enthusiasm that was generated during October and sustaining it throughout the rest of the year. Nick Pacilio explains why.
Katarzyna Dulko shares her story of attending two very different eco-fashion events. Autumn is a good time to reflect on what we wear, especially when there are great opportunities to learn more about eco-fashion's environmental and ethical aspects at fashion shows and through meetings with designers.
While I was in Amsterdam for the GRI Conference in May, I met Katarzyna Dulko, a freelance journalist who is also a sustainability manager for a leading European conglomerate. I thought I’d ask her to share her interests—in some ways she is like a Polish Rachel Carson.
How to Target a Wide Audience with Green Products Co-written with Kat Shoa, www.katshoa.com, who specializes in marketing strategy. Despite the economic downturn, companies and consumers continue to demonstrate an interest in green products and sustainable business practices due to concerns about ...
It has been my pleasure to work on this article with Soledad Obregon, a graduate student at the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires (Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires, or ITBA). This article will be in Spanish and English, and to ...