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  • Calling for stronger ethical standards in supply chains

    11 July 2014 by Tim Aldred, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at the Fairtrade Foundation

    This past month, the public have been shocked by allegations in the Guardian of migrant workers being forced to work on Thai fishing boats supplying fish food to the prawn farming industry. Journalists, human rights organisations and politicians alike have denounced this as modern slavery.

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  • Liverpool’s children have their say about Fairtrade

    8 July 2014 by dwebb

    With the government currently calling for greater transparency and accountability within supply chains, Jenny Willott MP, and the former Business Minister, met recently with children from Barlows Primary School in Liverpool to hear their views on Fairtarde and global issues. Barlows’ teacher Nicole Kattou talks in more detail about the benefits of introducing children in to Fairtrade.

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