• February 13, 2009

    Lovers buying wine for Valentine’s Day tomorrow are being warned that South African workers face poverty wages supplying British supermarkets. In a new report the anti-poverty charity War on Want cites worsening conditions for employees as UK retailers and wine brokers pursue profit.

  • December 5, 2008

    If you are looking to make an ethical statement this Christmas then there are a couple of places that you can find some beautiful ethical and fairtrade jewellery online.

  • December 5, 2008

    It may well be the high streets first fairtrade sofa. It comes as part of Marks and Spencer's Fern Collection, which they say means you won't have to compromise on style or comfort to help the environment and make stand for justice.

  • November 20, 2008

    Harriet Lamb, Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation was last night awarded the prestigious title of Credit Suisse Outstanding Woman in Business at this year’s National Business Awards. The event was hosted by Andrew Marr at a ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

  • November 3, 2008

    Global sales of Fairtrade coffee are holding up well despite an economic slowdown, coffee dealers and farmers' unions have said.

  • June 28, 2008

    Fairtrade options are now available for fruit, tea, coffee, chocolate and even flowers, but one company is now producing fairtrade bird food.

  • May 27, 2008

    Latest research commissioned by the Fairtrade Foundation and launched to coincide with World Fair Trade Day, shows more UK consumers than ever before recognise the FAIRTRADE Mark.

  • March 19, 2008

    The Tufts Institute for Global Leadership has awarded a coffee company in California a prestigious award for supporting a co-op of Muslim, Christian and Jewish farmers in Africa. The Dr John Mayer Global Citizenship award has been given to the Thanksgiving Coffee Co. of Fort Bragg.

  • March 18, 2008

    Sales of fairtrade chocolate look as if they will hit new highs this Easter with a broader range of fairtrade Easter eggs than ever before.

  • February 19, 2008

    Britain’s appetite for Fairtrade produce is higher than most – UK shoppers are the second largest global customers of fairly traded products. But is this news quite as positive as we’ve been led to believe?