The 13th Biennial Conference of WFTO was a record breaking success. It was the most attended global biennial conference ever in the history of WFTO. Two hundred sixty-five delegates representing organisations from the Fair Trade supply chain, as well as, experts, consultants, business people, students and volunteers came to debate, discuss and exchange ideas during the conference.
WFTO Conference speaker and award winning journalist Palagummi Sainath talks about Fair Trade, inequality and human rights
The World Fair Trade Day celebration last Saturday, 9 May, was a total success! Thousands of Agents for Change showed up on social media, streets, schools, shops, churches, workshops, shopping centres, and wherever Fair Trade is! WFTO members led the celebrations worldwide.
Be an Agent for Change is the theme of 2015 World Fair Trade Day.
Nepali members of WFTO affected, Families of producers need help
Nepal suffered after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital city of Kathmandu on 25 April. As of this writing, more than 5,500 people were killed, 8,000 injured, and billions of properties destroyed to rubbles.
As Shared Interest Society celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, we look back on what the organisation has achieved in that time…
Shared Interest was launched in 1990 and attracted £750,000 in share capital and 600 members in the first year alone.
Be an Agent for Change
The 13th Biennial Conference of WFTO in Milan is packed with interesting workshop topics and exciting speakers, all the more reason to come to Milan in May to celebrate the World Fair Trade Week.
WFTO is very happy to welcome three new Guaranteed members. FairMail (The Netherlands), Trade Aid Importers (New Zealand), and Kiboko Leisure Wear (Kenya) have successfully completed the WFTO Guarantee System process. The total number of guaranteed members is now at 18, and the number is projected to double by May this year.