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Poverty-busting through Fair Trade Enterprises

Poverty in a world of plenty is hard to stomach. But sadly, hundreds of millions of people across the world are trapped in extreme poverty. And last year, the number of people going hungry rose to 821 million. The world economy is failing too many.

Many people use the term “fair trade”, but what does it actually mean?

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Imagining a world of Fair Trade enterprises. Fair Trade enterprises are both viable and desirable. Fair Trade has pioneered models of business that put people and planet first. Fair Trade enterprises prioritise the mission but are commercially viable. Fair Trade enterprises are the alternative to profit maximisation. 

Ed Mayo from Co-operatives UK and Erinch Sahan from the World Fair Trade Organization make a call for change