Bob and Christine Stiller Award Unprecedented Challenge Grant to Nonprofit Fair Trade USA
Oakland, CA (November 20, 2014) – Today Bob Stiller, long-time Fair Trade enthusiast and founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (now Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.), and wife Christine Stiller, awarded a monumental $10 million challenge grant to nonprofit organization and leading Fair Trade certifier Fair Trade USA. This investment will help fund several critical work streams aimed at increasing the reach and impact of Fair Trade certification for farmers and workers worldwide.
Collaboration Between Honest Tea, Fair Trade USA and VisionSpring Delivers Eye Exams and Glasses to Many in Remote Tea-Growing Community for First Time
Oakland, CA (June 17, 2014) – 5,127 eye exams were conducted and 2,400 pairs of free eyeglasses were distributed in Assam, India as a result of a unique collaboration between Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, mission-driven beverage company Honest Tea and VisionSpring, an organization that is committed to eyeglasses for all.