We are committed to ensuring farmers and workers get a fair price for their goods and a fair wage for their labor. Learn how Fair Trade Certification helps to increase income in 5 ways.
Fair Trade Blog
Siga las últimas noticias, anuncios e historias reales sobre la visión del comercio justo como forma de vida.
Today, a significant amount of the sugar produced by small farmers on the island of Mauritius is exported by the Mauritius Sugar Syndicate as fair trade, supporting local development and improving rural livelihoods.
Fair trade gifts support mothers everywhere by empowering women workers who uplift their families and communities every day. Use this guide to find a present that loves as much as she does!
Descubra cómo los estándares Fair Trade Certified ayudan a fomentar prácticas de producción para preservar el medio ambiente, y proteger la salud y la calidad de vida de las personas a lo largo de toda la cadena de suministro.
Lea sobre dos inspiradoras participantes de comercio justo: Roma Gonju y Suma Mal. Su historia ilustra el impacto que toda una comunidad puede experimentar cuando se establecen sistemas que permiten a las mujeres tener éxito.
Nuestra teoría del cambio explica la manera en que los programas de Fair Trade USA trabajan en conjunto para influir en los medios de vida de productores, trabajadores y pescadores a lo largo del tiempo. ¡Vea el video para aprender más sobre nuestra teoría del cambio!
We love our local farmers market because it makes us feel more connected to the source of our food. In the same way, fair trade is like a global farmers market. You can meet the people behind your produce!
¡Este año regala con sentido! Al elegir regalos navideños de Fair Trade, usted está tomando una decisión consciente para apoyar el bienestar de los trabajadores, productores y pescadores que están detrás del producto.
Fair Trade USA hosted its annual Factory Summit in October. Read highlights from this productive and informative virtual Fair Trade Factory Summit event and get access to the session recordings!
Every October, advocates, be they conscious consumers or businesses, mobilize to support the fair trade movement during Fair Trade Month and we're reminded of the power of collective action.
We attend the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Expo every year to advance our mission and support the businesses, producers, and other fair trade coffee advocates. Here is what we learned at SCA 2021.
It has been five months since Fair Trade USA officially launched its fair trade certification program for the U.S. dairy industry and the response and initial results have been resoundingly positive.
We challenged apparel brands to make new or expanded commitments to fair trade sourcing through our #GetTheSeal Challenge, and called on consumers to ask their favorite brands to join the Challenge.
Fair Trade USA founder and CEO, Paul Rice, shares: "Together, we can and must expand the transformative impact of our movement to millions more farmers, workers, companies, and consumers around the world."
¡La ropa de comercio justo está hecha para todos! Esta guía describe las marcas y minoristas que ofrecen estilos fabricados con Fair Trade Certified™, desde jeans hasta sudaderas, vestidos y más.
The cocoa industry is wrought with many issues that are detrimental to people and the planet. The good news it that fair trade chocolate is different. It's ethically-sourced and helps protect cocoa farmers.
Ten years ago, we started working with fashion brands to promote responsible apparel sourcing that supports the well-being of factory workers. Now, our Factory Program includes not just clothes but also home goods.
The Fair Trade Certified label on your coconut products ensures that your purchase helps replenish the world's dwindling coconut supply and supports farmers, their families, and their communities.
Outfit and decorate your home with beautiful fair trade, ethical home goods. These brands offer an amazing selection of pieces to transform your unique spaces in a way that looks and feels great.
Coffee farmers are facing a crisis. "It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die."
Looking for the perfect fair trade coffee to start your day off right? Check out this list of fair trade coffees so you can shop your values and support the farming communities that grew your beans.
In Latin American culture, the toxic machista, or hypermasculine male, demands the respect of his children and his wife. Learn how women in the fair trade movement are rising up to challenge this.
Muchas de las rosas en los Estados Unidos provienen de Ecuador y Colombia. Asegúrese de que sus espigados símbolos de amor tengan un efecto positivo sobre la vida de los trabajadores agrícolas buscando ramos que lleven nuestra etiqueta.
Explore algunas de las formas en que diversas comunidades de alrededor del mundo están utilizando el Desarrollo Comunitario Comercio Justo para invertir en oportunidades de educación y aprendizaje, tanto para sí mismas como para las generaciones futuras.
Six student winners of the Fair Trade USA/Oakland Unified School District essay contest were awarded Pottery Barn gift cards to help them create a more effective home learning environment.
Fair Trade USA has completed nearly 200 interviews with producers around the world to better understand the overarching impact of COVID-19 and where help is needed most. Here's what we learned.
We asked farmers what their most urgent needs are and how we could best support them. Personal protective equipment was a major concern so Fair Trade USA and Timbuk2 partnered together to provide free masks.
We hosted two webinars to discuss the findings from survey outreach and explore the impact of COVID-19 on fair trade farmers, workers, and fishers. We also delved into challenges by industry.
After being separated for ten years, Rendon Vival Felix Belisario and his family find a place to call home. Learn about their story and how fair trade helps reduce poverty and enables sustainable livelihoods.
How is it that an industry upheld by women also leaves women powerless? Fashion, especially fast fashion, is an urgent and crucial women’s issue that we must address. Here's what we can do.
Fair trade certification has helped workers, like Amina, by promoting safer working conditions, improved livelihoods, sustainable production, and the development of knowledge, skills, and resources.
These small businesses have committed to the well being of the people in their supply chains. Your support helps them stay in business and helps you make the most of your social distance.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
These are stories about motherhood in covid. This Q&A shares words from women in the fair trade movement around the world that are sometimes funny, heartbreaking, empowering, and everything inbetween.
Indigenous Rights Activist Nikki Sanchez shares her perspective on racial profiling and tells us about her own fight for social justice and how it’s connected to fair trade fashion.
We believe our mission of creating a more equitable global trade model is more important than ever now and are taking this further by making accommodations to our business practices.
Farming families are preparing to send their kids back to school, but the costs can be real challenge. Luckily, your fair trade purchases can make going back to school a little easier for these families.
Fair trade certification has been a lifeline to many coffee farmers when the market fails them, and it’s more important than ever. Here are five common myths about fair trade coffee.
A community in Côte d’Ivoire is investing their fair trade Community Development Funds in rebuilding public schools so they're accessible to every child. Learn more about the projects and impact.