The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.
It is vital that we think about the UK’s future trade policy, from the point of view of those producers, many in poorer countries, who depend on the UK market for export.
From September 2017, the Fairtrade Foundation is teaming up with the National Union of Students to pilot a new Fairtrade Award for Universities and Colleges across the UK.
Professor Bob Doherty has been appointed as a new Trustee of the Fairtrade Foundation.
Last night, The Fairtrade Foundation launched an ambitious new investment opportunity to over 100 delegates including donors, funders, businesses and celebrity ambassadors at a conference Fairtrade Gold: Future Innovations.
Fairtrade makes history today (21 September 2017) when it announces the first ever shipment of African Fairtrade gold from Uganda, with a select number of pieces made from the precious metal expected to go on sale in stores in time for Christmas.
CLAC-CARIBBEAN, Friday 15th September: CLAC-CARIBBEAN has now assessed conditions faced by producers in areas of the Caribbean that have been affected by Hurricane Irma, and established that some producer groups have suffered up to 60% loss of crops.
The Fairtrade Foundation has teamed up with renowned British photojournalist Ian Berry of Magnum Photos, and Fair Luxury to create a powerful one-off exhibition giving a glimpse of life in some mining communities in Uganda, and their journey with Fairtrade to improve their lives.
The Co-op has been announced as the sponsor for the Fairtrade Foundation’s Fairtrade Schools Award for the new academic year 2017-2018.