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02/08/2011

Fair Trade standards enhance evaluation criteria for online sustainability authority, GoodGuide

OAKLAND, CALIF. (February 8, 2011) – For years the Fair Trade Certified™ label has been a symbol for high quality, social responsibility and environmental sustainability assuring consumers that their goods were evaluated against rigorous standards that support the welfare of the farmers and workers who grew and sew the products we love. Now Fair Trade standards have received an additional third-party seal of approval from GoodGuide, a scientific rating system that compares products on their health, environmental and social performance.
02/07/2011

San Francisco agency, Mortar, developed concepts for the Oakland-based nonprofit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 7, 2011) - Fair Trade USA (formerly TransFair USA), launched a new website, powered by a new identity and fresh call to action: ’Every Purchase Matters‘ -- the work of San Francisco-based brand communications agency and Fair Trade USA donor, Mortar.
12/15/2010
OAKLAND, CALIF. (Dec. 15, 2010) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, is featured in a new Facebook game called Village Raffles.
12/01/2010

Fair Trade Certified Fashion Items Available from Pioneering Brands; Alternative to Sweatshops in Clothing Supply Chain

OAKLAND, CALIF. (Dec. 1, 2010) –Plenty of fashion brands call themselves fair, but a label that ensures fairness from the cotton field to your hanger hasn’t been on the shelves…until now. Just in time for the holidays, Fair Trade USA (formerly TransFair USA), the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, announces that a full range of Fair Trade Certified™ clothing items are now available in the United States as part of a two-year pilot test.  
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