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Fair Trade USA Successfully Working With Brands To Ensure Ethical Apparel Production

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Bay Area-based nonprofit Fair Trade USA works across a wide range of industries to ensure ethical production of consumer products. The group's Fair Trade Apparel program, which was established in 2012, grew an astonishing 358% in 2014. 

The Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

A Dozen Gifts that Give Back
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A great gift is fun yet mindful. A gift that tells a story. A gift that truly gives back. This year think outside the (100% post-consumer recycled) box and give a gift that will bring holiday cheer to your loved ones while empowering the people and communities behind the products.

View Fair Trade USA's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

 

 

Change the World with Your Wardrobe

5 Things You May Not Know About Fair Trade Apparel
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One year after the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, sustinable, Fair Trade apparel is on the rise. 

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One year after the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, sustinable, Fair Trade apparel is on the rise. 

Oliberté Manufactures the World’s First Fair Trade Certified™ Footwear

Fair Trade USA certifies Oliberté factory in Ethiopia
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OAKVILLE, CAN., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/  — Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ by Fair Trade USA. Oliberté opened its factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2012 to produce high-quality products in a work environment that values workers’ rights and fair wages. Passing Fair Trade USA’s audit process means that Oliberté is now shipping the world’s first Fair Trade Certified shoes to its retailers worldwide.   

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