On 13 May 2017, members of WFTO led the global celebration of World Fair Trade Day.
This World Fair Trade Tartan has been registered by the Keeper of the Scottish Tartans Register.
Calling Fair Trade superheroes!
Already enjoying Fair Trade chocolates, tea or coffee or a proud owner of a beautiful piece of Fair Trade handicraft? Give back the love to the makers of your favourite Fair Trade products through a group SELFIE!
7 March 20017, Culemborg, The Netherlands - The fight for gender equality at workplaces is far from over. The recent reports by UN Women show that women in economic activities continue to suffer various forms of discrimination and unequal treatment. They also highlight that their labour force participation has stagnated.
Recently, we have seen misuse of the term ‘Fair Trade” in current political discourse in North America. The Fair Trade movement, led by our allies in North America, has prepared a joint statement to clarify and set the issue straight about what is true Fair Trade all about. We invite you to read the statement below:
From January 2017, 80% of Páramo production carries the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) First-Buyer Label.
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We are happy to announce that for the third time Fair Trade products will be showcased at one of the planet’s biggest trade shows – the Ambiente 2017. Following the success of previous participations, WFTO and its members will display wide ranges of beautiful, high-quality products at Messe Frankfurt, Germany, home of major international trade shows, from 10 to 14 February 2017.