Non-Profit Org Brings the Benefits of Fair Trade to U.S. Farm Workers
OAKLAND, Calif., October 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today marks the start of Fair Trade Month and the 20th anniversary of Fair Trade USA, the award-winning social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America.
Bloomberg Global Data's Rebecca Reeves, whose art is featured in a Grounds for Sculpture exhibition. Her art is called "Gathering," and the work is made of a mini crystal chandelier, china, thread, industrial felt, and an antique frame.
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay kicked off its 5-city tour in London on September 17, as Mike Bloomberg led the crowd through a final countdown unleashing 1,100 relay runners through the City of London.
With Fair Trade, the money you spend on day-to-day goods can improve an entire community's day-to-day lives. Visit BeFair.orgto learn how you can help.
Your purchases can help farming families in 70 countries earn fair wages, work in safe conditions, protect the environment and keep their kids in school. Buying Fair Trade is an easy way to support hard-working people who grow and sew the products we love.
Guest blog post from Brian Durkee, Chief Operating Officer at Numi Tea
This guest blog post comes to us from Brian Durkee, Chief Operating Officer at Numi Organic Tea. Having worked with Fair Trade Tea farmers since 2003, Brian has seen it all. He is a true champion for improving the lives of tea workers, and he was eager to help bring the same benefits to the producers of Numi's newest ingredient. Read on to learn more about the process:
The NFL domestic violence scandal grabbed headlines throughout the month of September but what happens when the issue fades from the national spotlight? We’re asking you to join The Mary Kay Foundation’s efforts to keep this important issue at the forefront – not just during Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, but every day.
More than 1,300 participants laced-up their running shoes for the 10th annual MK5K in Addison, Texas to benefit The Mary Kay Foundation and their mission to eliminate cancers affecting women and end domestic violence. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, this event was the perfect way to give back to these two worthy causes.
Illustration explains how Fair Trade works to improve lives and protect the planet.
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It turns out, good practices and good products go hand in hand. A growing number of farmers, factories, businesses, and consumers are seeing how investing in people best secures the future of the products (and planet) we love. By purchasing Fair Trade, you join a virtuous circle that improve lives, protects the environment, and produces high-quality products for you and your family to enjoy.
Learn more about how Fair Trade works by visiting BeFair.org