OAKLAND, Calif. (September 21, 2012) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced that Pamela Hartigan, Director of the Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, has been elected to the non-profit organization’s Board of Directors.
Fair Trade USA Extends Certification Services to Canadian Brands under Globally-Registered Label
Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, is offering Fair Trade certification services for products sold in Canada under a globally-registered label. This cross-border expansion is designed to deliver more impact to more farmers and workers by offering a simple labeling solution to companies working with Fair Trade USA in multiple countries.
New Co-op Link Project Helps Cooperatives Face Challenges in Productivity, Quality, and Access to Finance
In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, small-scale coffee producers face a level of poverty that keeps many families from accessing basic healthcare, education, clean water and the fundamental business capacity needed to thrive in competitive international markets.