TOPIC: FAIR TRADE (14)

Fair Trade USA

http://fairtradeusa.org

"Fair Trade" helps “free trade” work for the poor. Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. We enable you, the consumer, to make a difference with your dollar. We help people and the planet work in tandem so both are healthy and sustained.

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Fairtrade International

http://www.fairtrade.net

We are 25 organizations working to secure a better deal for producers. From our headquarters in Bonn, Germany, we set international Fairtrade Standards and support Fairtrade producers.

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Fair Trade Resource Network

http://www.fairtraderesource.org

FTRN.org is an information hub designed to grow the fair trade movement. Together, we can create a market that values the people who make the food we eat and the goods we use.

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Fairtrade Towns

http://www.fairtradetowns.org

Welcome to the home of the international Fairtrade Town movement. Communities across the world are working to promote Fairtrade in their area, in order to enable more farmers and workers to get a better deal. In the process many communities are meeting goals to become recognised as a Fairtrade Town. Here, you can find the best resources and top tips from over 890 Fairtrade Town campaigns in different countries.

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European Fair Trade Association

http://www.eftafairtrade.org

EFTA (the European Fair Trade Association) is an association of ten Fair Trade importers in nine European countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom).

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Fair Trade Federation

http://www.fairtradefederation.com

The Fair Trade Federation is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to fair trade. The Federation is part of the global fair trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to alleviate poverty.

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Warby Parker

http://www.warbyparker.com

Warby Parker was founded with a rebellious spirit and a lofty objective: to create boutique-quality, classically crafted eyewear at a revolutionary price point.

Tags: Fair Trade, Glasses

Afia

http://shopafia.com

AFIA is an award-winning sustainable, tastemaking women’s clothing line sourced and sewn in Ghana, West Africa.
Designer Meghan Sebold handpicks the cotton wax fabric from the markets in the capital city of Accra – we use fabric printed in Ghana to support this iconic industry and showcase the fabric in our market. We work with sewing cooperatives in Ghana paid a fair wage for their craft.

Tags: Ghana, Fashion, Afia, Style, Clothing, Africa, Design, Cross Culture, Fair Trade, Meghan Sebold

Raven+Lily

http://www.ravenandlily.com

Raven + Lily is a socially responsible brand dedicated to empowering women through design partnerships and sustainable economic opportunities.

Tags: Raven Lily, Women, Africa, India, Empowerment, Jewelery

Yellow Leaf

http://yellowleafhammocks.com/

Yellow Leaf aims to engineer a turnaround in which marginalized ethnic groups such as the Mlabri apply their artisan talents of hammock making towards creating a micro-economy that will elevate them from their former state and maintain their cultural identity, with the added benefit of eradicating toxic farming methods within the communities we partner with. Hammocks have been the means to securing civil rights, combating deforestation, creating basic infrastructure and achieving financial security for hill tribe villages in this region of Northern Thailand.

Tags: Hammock, Thailand, Yellow Leaf, Fair Trade

Sweet Riot

http://www.sweetriot.com/

We make all-natural chocolate treats called ‘peaces’, and we work to create a more just and celebrated multicultural world for our next generation.

Tags: Chocolate, Social Responsibility, Fair Trade, Latin America, New York

Lemonopoly

http://lemonopoly.org

Lemonopoly is a game about our local lemon trade. We trade real, local lemons that grow in backyards, urban farms and on public fruit trees. 
Real world economic takeover...in a game.

Tags: Lemonopoly, Game, Lemons, Economic, Trade

Rising Tide Fair Trade

http://www.rtfairtrade.com

Rising Tide Fair Trade works with artisans in developing countries who earn a fair wage, enabling them to support their families and achieve a sustainable business operation. The fair trade artisans we work with earn roughly 60 percent more than they would for comparable factory jobs. Since most of the artisans have the choice to work from home, they can tend to their children while contributing to the family income.

Tags: Artisans, Bags, Fair Trade

Global Goods Partners

http://www.globalgoodspartners.org

Global Goods Partners is a nonprofit organization that sells handmade, fair trade products in order to improve the economic status of women in marginalized communities around the world. We work with nearly 40 artisan groups which collectively employ over 3,000 women in close to 20 countries. Our online store offers socially-conscious consumers a direct connection to artisan partners that are changing women’s lives by helping them to build sustainable livelihoods.

Tags: Retail, Shopping, Online Shopping, Global Goods Partners, Fair Trade