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Responsible Production & Consumption

New Fair Trade USA™ Consumer Report – Conscious Consumerism Goes Mainstream
Fair Trade USA™ has released its new 2022 Consumer Insights Report: An Investment in Trust: Conscious Consumerism Goes Mainstream Despite Economic Headwinds. The report examines the continuing drive of today’s consumers in their ethical quest to purchase fair trade products.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Mind Fish, the First Fair Trade Certified Canned Tuna Lands in the USA
Mind Fish Co. has launched the first Fair Trade Certified canned tuna product available for purchase in the North American market.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Fair Trade on the Rise in Private Label Coffee, Apparel and Home Goods in the Second Quarter
Today, Fair Trade USA® – the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America – announces new commitments and product launches in the second quarter of 2021.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Fair Trade USA Joins 1% for the Planet ‘My Planet Pass’ Program to Encourage Environmental Activism
Fair Trade USA is partnering with 1% for the Planet on 'My Planet Pass,' a bundled program that makes environmental giving easy.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference to Unite Advocates in Chicago March 1-3, 2019
Global Fair Trade advocacy organization Fair Trade Campaigns will host its annual national conference, a multi-stakeholder gathering of Fair Trade supporters, in Chicago, IL, March 1-3, 2019.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Fair Trade USA Launches Record Number of Private Label Products
Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, has collaborated with dozens of retailers across the industry (e-commerce, brick and mortar, and foodservice) to launch 176 Fair Trade Certified™ private label items to date in 2018.

Media & Communications

Kroger Expands Fair Trade Certified™ Offerings
Kroger, in partnership with Fair Trade USA, announced today that its Simple Truth® brand will expand in 2018 to offer more Fair Trade Certified™ products. The Simple Truth® brand’s current portfolio of Fair Trade products spans multiple commodities, including coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, sugar and agave, and leads the private label grocery industry in Fair Trade offerings.

Sustainable Development Goals

Dole Pineapple Workers Open Community Center Thanks to Fair Trade
Dole Food Company and Fair Trade USA jointly announced today the inauguration of two new community centers near Dole’s Muelle and Bosque Farms in Costa Rica, made possible by Fair Trade purchases made at Whole Foods Market stores, which drive additional money to pineapple farmworkers to invest in projects of their choosing.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

West Elm & Williams-Sonoma, Inc., First International Home Retailer to Partner with Fair Trade USA, Expand Commitment to $3 Million in Premiums by 2020
As the first international home furnishings retailer to partner with Fair Trade USA in 2014, West Elm and parent company Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) today announced plans to expand upon their responsible retail commitments to include a goal to pay premiums of $3 million towards Fair Trade Community Development by 2020.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release
Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.
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