Archive | September, 2012

Initiative to Organize the N. America Fair Trade Movement Announces Next Steps

An initiative that started in late 2010 to organize and strengthen the Fair Trade movement in N. America, has announced next steps. Initially known as the N. America Fair Trade Stakeholder Council, the effort has changed its name to The Fair and Alternative Trade Alliance (FATA). FATA is now welcoming additional members as it creates […]

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FLO Releases Annual Report for 2011-12

Fairtrade International (FLO), the dominant certifier of Fair Trade products worldwide, released its 2011-12 annual report. The report elaborates on producer impact stories, select FLO producer programs, sales by consumer country and by product type, FLO financials, and descriptions of governance & staff. Some new highlights include: North African producers launch new regional Fairtrade network, […]