Leading Home Textiles Brand Announces First-Ever Fair Trade Certified™ Bath Towel Collection for Spring 2015
By Hannah Freeman, Director of Produce & Floral, Fair Trade USA
Paul Rice, 2005 Skoll Award recipient, is out to change the world. His motivation? The nearly one billion farmers and workers across the globe earning two or three dollars a day, less than what we pay for a morning latte or chocolate bar.
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.