Archive | August, 2013

Recording of Webinar on Messaging & Marketing of Fair Trade Now Free

The recording of Fair Trade Resource Network (FTRN) Webinar #126 is now available free. Produced on June 18, 2013, the webinar “What Are the Effects of Different Messaging & Framing in Fair Trade?” was 50 minutes long.  The webinar discussed implications and asked attendees questions to 2 panelists: 1.  Mark Hudson, Assistant Professor of Sociology […]

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FTRN Seeks Donations to Fully Fund Inclusive Education Programs

To Supporters of Fair Trade: We are delighted to share that Fair Trade Resource Network has decided to remain an independent organization, serving the Fair Trade community! FTRN’s Board of Directors, and over 95% of June’s survey respondents, want FTRN to continue as an independent organization educating about all approaches to Fair Trade. The extent […]

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GMCR Continues as Largest Purchaser of Fair Trade Products in US in 2012

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has been recognized by Fair Trade USA as the world’s largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™  coffee in 2012, for the third consecutive year. Since the debut of GMCR’s first Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in 2000, the company’s purchases have delivered more than $22 million in community development funds […]

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Free Kids Books While Supplies Last

Think Fair Trade First!, by Ingrid Hess, is now available free from FTRN for all members of the public. Book details: published February 2010 ~ Ages 3-8 ~ 40 color pages 8×9 inches, softcover book. This book is one of the few publications in N. America for kids about Fair Trade. Customers pay shipping only. […]

“Fair Tuesday” Initiative Fundraises

#FairTuesday is an ethical shopping initiative created in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The goal of #FairTuesday is to inspire conscious consumerism. In August, FTRN is helping #FairTuesday raise 5K for a Holiday season that changes lives. Donate now and spread the word: wedid.it/campaigns/385 “Fair Tuesday” is featuring Fair Trade and eco-friendly brands, and is inviting other businesses […]