Archive | May, 2012

An asylum seeker decides to leave – but has to stay – The Guardian

Talking of fairness, my next engagement was a Fairtrade stall in a local church as part of a food festival. We made some sales, but I fear that most of the visitors to this particular festival had little interest in Fairtrade. Some seem to feel …

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Israeli Diamond Industry to Have the Largest Pavilion at Hong Kong June Fair – DIAMONDS.NET

Press Release – Ramat Gan, Israel, May 31, 2012: The Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) will host the largest pavilion at the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which will … We participate in three trade shows in Hong Kong throughout…

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“What is the State of Fair Trade & the Movement in N. America?” – Webinar Coming June 12

Fair Trade Resource Network (FTRN) announces that Webinar #123 is coming June 12 to discuss “What is the State of Fair Trade & the Movement in N. America?” The webinar is for the public to learn recent developments and ask questions to 2 panelists: 1. Jeff Goldman, Fair Trade Resource Network, Executive Director 2. Sean […]

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Barrowden and Wakerley Community Shop wins Lottery funding to improve facilities – Rutland and Stamford Mercury

The shop received more than £30,000, which will be used to expand the services at the shop to offer limited postal services through Post Point, increase the food offered in the cafe and improve the display facilities for Fairtrade items and local art …

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Foundation uses coffee sales to fund water projects in Third World – Southeast Missourian

Fair trade means growers get a guaranteed minimum … He’s also purchased many bags of coffee as gifts for others, he said. To date, Five For Water has raised $98,000 for clean water projects that has brought matching funds from the Rotary Foundation …

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Hefty Olympic beer price revealed – money.aol.co.uk

Drinks include: bottled water – £1.60; Fairtrade tea from £2; Fairtrade coffee from £2.60; 500ml bottle of Coca Cola – £2.30; 330ml bottle of Heineken – £4.20; London 2012 red wine 18.7cl – £4.80 In total, 1.2 million meals will be served to athl…

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Australian Consumer Law helps bag fair outcomes – Daily Telegraph

Suzanne, who did not want to reveal her surname, left a Sydney CBD nail salon “really upset” on January 24 when her new $300 red leather handbag – a gift from her husband … you would walk through the oil. Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said …

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Australian Consumer Law helps bag fair outcomes – Daily Telegraph

Suzanne, who did not want to reveal her surname, left a Sydney CBD nail salon “really upset” on January 24 when her new $300 red leather handbag – a gift from her husband … you would walk through the oil. Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said …

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