Burlington, VT (PRWEB) October 01, 2013
From Vermont to the Dominican Republic to Africa –Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) celebrates their journey toward transparency by partnering with Fair Trade USA in honor of Fair Trade Month in October.
OAKVILLE, CAN., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ by Fair Trade USA. Oliberté opened its factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2012 to produce high-quality products in a work environment that values workers’ rights and fair wages. Passing Fair Trade USA’s audit process means that Oliberté is now shipping the world’s first Fair Trade Certified shoes to its retailers worldwide.
AUGUST 12, 2013 - WATERBURY, Vt. – Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffeemakers with its innovative Keurig® brewing technology, announces that it has been recognized by Fair Trade USA as the world’s largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in 2012, for the third consecutive year.
Santa Rosa, Calif., June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Vivienne Harr, age 9, celebrated the one-year anniversary of her lemonade stand to end child slavery by announcing she is moving from the street corner to the beverage aisle.