If you didn't know what Fair Trade was five years ago, you certainly do now. As the label becomes ubiquitous, CEO Paul Rice is taking the standard into new industries and to new heights.
If you've swigged Honest Tea, eaten a spoonful of Ben and Jerry's, or sipped on a Starbucks drink, chances are that you've consumed a Fair Trade product.
January 12th, 2010 marks the day that a 7.0 magnitude quake killed or injured thousands of Haitian people and left nearly two million people homeless. It was the day the earth shook, the day that changed everything in the small, colorful Caribbean nation of Haiti. Amidst chaos and devastation, the people have held strong, and are working to rebuild their lives a little bit each day.
Fair trade isn’t just coffee or handmade gifts anymore. There’s a slew of beauty products to make your inventory unique.
Up until the last few years, the term “fair trade” brought to mind men harvesting coffeein sun-drenched plantations or women handbeading jewelry or clothing. But mention fair trade now and you’ll likely be introduced to beauty products that fuel a cause and produce results.
Houstonians demand city council support becoming a Fair Trade certified city; activists call on Houston to follow in the footsteps of Boston and Chicago
A growing grassroots movement is pushing the Houston city council to become the first Fair Trade city in Texas.