16.11 Fair Trade & Ethical Organisations

All 16.11 Fair Trade & Ethical Organisations

  • Fairtrade Foundation

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    The Fairtrade Foundation is a certification body which awards an independent consumer label – the FAIRTRADE Mark – to products which meet international standards. The FAIRTRADE Mark appears on products as a guarantee that disadvantaged producers are getting a better deal. There are now over 4,500 products carrying the FAIRTRADE Mark in the retail and catering markets. Fairtrade makes a difference to over 1.5 million farmers, workers and their families. It ensures: a price that covers producers’ costs, a premium which producers decide how to invest in their communities on projects such as clean water, healthcare, education and the environment, and long term and more direct trading relations. Products include coffee, tea, herbal teas, chocolate, cocoa, sugar, bananas, grapes, pineapples, mangoes, avocados, apples, pears, plums, grapefruit, lemons, oranges, satsumas, clementines, mandarins, lychees, coconuts, dried fruit, juices, smoothies, biscuits, cakes & snacks, honey, jams & preserves, chutney & sauces, rice, quinoa, herbs &  spices, seeds, nuts & nut oil, wines, beers, rum, confectionary, muesli, cereal bars, yoghurt, ice-cream, flowers, sports balls, sugar body scrub and cotton products including clothing, homeware, cloth toys, cotton wool and olive oil. Fairtrade Fortnight  is the annual campaign each February to raise awar

  • Trade Justice Movement

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    A diverse campaigning coalition, with around 70 UK member organisations that together have more than nine million supporters. Members include aid agencies, environment and human rights campaigns, fair trade organisations, trade unions, faith and consumer groups. Together, they are campaigning for fundamental change to the unjust rules and institutions governing international trade, so that it is structured to benefit the world’s poorest people and the environment.

  • British Association for Fair Trade Shops (BAFTS)

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    The British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers (BAFTS) is an association of members in three membership categories who, although independent, unite in a core purpose which is to bring about fundamental changes in the status of developing world producers through Fair Trade retailing and campaigning. Fair Trade shops and suppliers promote social justice for the producers of the goods they sell. Our members work together to create an alternative model to conventional international trade; a model in which human rights are at the top of our agenda.

  • World Fair Trade Organization

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    WFTO is the global network of fair trade organisations working together to improve the livelihoods and well-being of disadvantaged producers, and to speak out for greater justice in world trade.