There are definitely some myths out there about sustainable products, and to be blunt, how good they are. Some people wonder whether something so focused on its mission can look great, taste great, feel great. (Apparently locally-grown wheat grass smoothies, raw yeast balls and sandpaper hemp pants don't float everyone's boat.) As it turns out, in the coffee world, sustainability not only goes hand-in-hand with quality, they're integrally linked.
The launch of Fair Trade USA Certified yellow fin tuna provides a solution that addresses both social and environmental responsibility in global fishing communities.
Click here to learn more about how your seafood purchasing decisions impact the livelihoods of other people and regions or visit the Safeway CSR site for more information about Safeway's seafood purchasing goals.
Bob and Christine Stiller Award Unprecedented Challenge Grant to Nonprofit Fair Trade USA
Oakland, CA, November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – 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 three critical work streams aimed at increasing the reach and impact of Fair Trade certification for farmers and workers worldwide.
Line Includes First Ever Fair Trade Certified Baby Clothes
BOULDER, CO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PACT, an ethical and organic apparel basics brand, announced today that it is releasing one of the largest organic cotton Fair Trade Certified™ lines by a US apparel brand. The line features 78 different items across 19 product styles including the first ever Fair Trade Certified™ baby clothes.
How does your favorite team stack up in terms of production of Fair Trade Certified goods?
The 2014 World Cup is well underway in Brazil. As you sit on your comfy couch with your Fair Trade certified coffee (or sneak in a game at work —don’t worry, we won’t tell!) and watch countries go head-to-head in the world’s most universally popular sport, we hope you'll take some time and learn about the positive impact that Fair Trade has on farmers in these countries.
The U.S. Men's National Team Consumes an average of one case of avocados every day
The U.S. Pulls Through
Despite a rain-soaked 1-0 loss to Germany, the United States made it past the Group of Death and into the World Cup’s knockout stage, where they will play Belgium today at 1 pm PST.
Much of the U.S. team’s survival against Germany can be attributed to their solid defensive play and goalkeeping, which fended off eight German shots on goal. Luck played a part, too: had Ghana bested Portugal by two goals, the Americans would have been eliminated.
Leading Beverage Company Extends Commitment to Tea Farmers & Consumers Worldwide
Louisville, Colo., May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, Third Street, makers of premium, sustainable beverages, announced a deepening of its more than ten-year partnership with Fair Trade USA, a leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, in an effort to strengthen its commitment to helping tea farmers and villagers in developing countries thrive in the global economy.
Fair Trade Certified gifts of chocolate, roses, tea and coffee improve the lives of moms around the world
April 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Celebrating Mother’s Day this year can bring added rewards when shoppers honor mothers from around the world through their Fair Trade purchases. To promote the many ways that Fair Trade benefits mothers, Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, today launched a new campaign, Moms Make a World of Difference.