The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.
Today, at the Co-operative Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), The Fairtrade Foundation’s Chief Executive welcomed the retailer’s plans to deliver an additional £3m worth of benefits to Fairtrade farming communities over the next five years.
The Fairtrade Foundation’s Policy Director Barbara Crowther will share the stage with 50 CEOs and over 350 business practitioners from across the world of business who will meet in London between 7- 8 June for the 15th Responsible Business Summit to discuss how business can deliver a positive impact on the world and society.
The story about low wages and poor conditions facing garment workers who produce Beyonce’s Ivy Park gym range in Topshop is sadly not an exception in the fashion industry.”
Fairtrade Foundation and leading food on-the-go retailer Greggs are proud to
announce that from Thursday 5th May, customers will be able to buy
Fairtrade bananas in 350 of its shops as part of the chain's commitment to
extending its healthy snacking options.
The Fairtrade Foundation is honoured to announce today, on Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, that it is the recipient of one of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2016.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam's new report stating the ‘Big 10’ food companies have all shown greater commitments in improving conditions for some of the farmers and workers who grow some of the staple ingredients behind some of our favourite products, but as the report suggests it is now time to test whether those business commitments are translating into real change for the farmers, workers and communities on the ground.
Today, The Fairtrade Foundation is launching a range of new marketing materials at London Coffee Festival (7-10 April).
Fairtrade International is pleased to welcome Marina Vanin, who takes up the new role of Global Cocoa Category Director this week.