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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.  
11/17/2010

Fair Trade USA Announces Partial Import and Premium Data for 2010; Data Suggests Consumer Preference for Sustainable Development over Traditional Charity

OAKLAND, CALIF. (Nov. 17, 2010) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announces U.S. import and premium data from the first six months of 2010. Overall, Fair Trade’s approach to community empowerment and sustainable development continues to demonstrate strong growth across the board, with increases in additional income generated, farmers and workers served and imports certified.
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