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What Makes Clothing Fair Trade Certified, So You Can Feel Confident You're Shopping Completely Ethically
Fair working conditions, safely structured buildings, and worker empowerment are just three of the 354 guidelines Fair Trade USA has structured to rule what makes fair trade clothing, food, home products, and everything else you buy actually fair trade certified. It’s a lot more than just calling an article of clothing fair trade that makes it actually ...
Jun 9, 2015 2:25 PM ET
Fair Trade USA Successfully Working With Brands To Ensure Ethical Apparel Production
Bay Area-based nonprofit Fair Trade USA works across a wide range of industries to ensure ethical production of consumer products. The group's Fair Trade Apparel program, which was established in 2012, grew an astonishing 358% in 2014.  With...
Jun 8, 2015 2:25 PM ET
Why Your Easter Basket Has More Power Than You Think
By Elan Emanuel, Senior Supply Chain Manager, Fair Trade USA The year is 2012, and a massive storm has just swept through the Sinfra region of Côte d'Ivoire. In a matter of 24 hours, rooftops were pulled from small shanty houses, community...
Apr 6, 2015 6:55 PM ET
The Story Behind Fair Trade
No doubt you've seen Fair Trade labels on coffee, chocolate, and tea, but the certification is also popping up on honey, agave, quinoa, rice, sugar, apparel, and fruits and veggies. While you may pat yourself on the back when you throw any kind of produce into your grocery cart, reaching for Fair Trade Certified produce could be an even...
Apr 3, 2015 2:30 PM ET
Farmworker Awareness Week: Do You Know Who Picks Your Produce?
It’s National Farmworker Awareness Week, a time to remember that 85 percent of the fruits and vegetables we eat here in the U.S. are hand-picked. That’s right — the healthy veggies for our healthy lifestyles, sweet fruits for snack-time and...
Mar 27, 2015 2:35 PM ET