When Sainsburys dropped the Fairtrade standard for its own-brand teas in June, it signalled the beginning of a difficult summer for the ethical accreditation scheme. But the thirst for ethical, [...]
Harriet Lawrence reviews Fairtrade pioneer Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma's book, which details the founding principles of what is now a global phenomenon
Rin Simpson rounds up some of the best buys for conscious shoppers. This month, she looks at must-haves for fabulous fashionistas
Scotland has become the second country in the UK, and the world, after Wales, to gain the accolade
The Fairtrade Foundation says increased public awareness of product supply chains means the demand for ethical goods is growing
From Fair Wear to wardrobe surgery, fashion designers are not only coming up with new ways to recycle and reinvent their clothes, but are also lobbying MEPs for a more transparent labelling system
A new walking route between Garstang – the world’s first Fairtrade town in Lancashire – and the active Fairtrade town of Keswick has been created for walkers wanting to support fair trade
Gillian and Ali run Staffa House, an organic and fairtrade holiday accommodation in Fionnphort on the west coast ofScotland. Their story, explains why they have chosen more sustainable options [...]
Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common returns for the fifth and finest year on the 25th & 26th July!
This year's Fairtrade Fortnight is themed Make it Happen, Choose Fairtrade. It looks set to be bigger and better than ever before.
Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International has announced that consumers worldwide spent £1.1 billion on Fairtrade Certified Products last year.
One wet day in February, representatives from UK universities gathered in Leeds to attend the People & Planet Fairtrade Universities and [...]
Ben and Jerrys have relaunched their Vanilla Toffee Crunch ice-cream as a Fairtrade flavour, helping to secure a fair deal for third world producers and making their ice-cream taste even sweeter
From the 18th-30th of September, Germany will be promoting everything Fairtrade, celebrating its fifth annual "Fairtrade Week".
Roger Budgeon founder of The Green Shop in Bisley has recently sold his bungalow for £29 to allow space for a new eco-building that will provide extra facilities for his Green Shop staff and customers.
The Be the Change movement takes its name from Gandhi's exhortation to Be the change you want to see in the World.' The conference attracts people who have decided to be part of the solution [...]