Category - fairtrade

  • August 15, 2013

    The future of fair trade initiatives, switching your money to local and ethical banks, and alternative approaches to business - these have all been looked at in conversations and talks at Just Festival this past month (August 2013), and there is a good deal more coming up in the 'Ethics Before Profit strand of programming.

  • August 3, 2013

    One of the focuses of the Just Festival's programme for Saturday 3rd August is the linkage between everyday life and money.

  • January 3, 2012

    ‘Take a Step’ for Fairtrade is this year’s campaign call to people in the UK to engage with the Fairtrade Foundation’s vision of an even bigger movement.

  • April 17, 2011

    Quakers take pride in the history of nineteenth-century Quaker employers, many known for their progressive thinking. Some have suggested that they can now be a model for us in developing a form of "ethical capitalism". But the most forward-thinking nineteenth century Quakers called not for philanthropy but for fundamental change to the economic system. Their example can inspire us to reject capitalism altogether and to seek alternatives.

  • February 28, 2011

    Churches are calling for people to support Fairtrade Fortnight by organising events and buying Fairtrade produce.

  • July 22, 2010

    For people in the Philippines and elsewhere, Fairtrade is more than buying and selling products at fair prices, says Shay Cullen. It is working for the enhancement of human dignity, protecting vulnerable and exploited people. It is a matter of life and death.

  • June 9, 2010

    An ideal stocking filler this Christmas why not give a Fairtrade football?

  • May 28, 2010

    Win one of three pairs of tickets to the National Theatre’s spectacular new production Welcome to Thebes - a new play by Moira Buffini.

  • March 10, 2010

    A trebling of fairtrade towns would be needed if Scotland was to become a 'fair trade nation', MSPs have heard in an affirmative debate in the Scottish Parliament.

  • February 22, 2010

    Sales of fairtrade goods increased 12% during 2009 despite the recession, it was announced today, at the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight.