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An Honest Look at Honest Tea Labels

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  Some of you may already be boycotting companies like Honest Tea whose parent companies donated money to defeat Proposition 37, the GMO labeling initiative in California. In the case of Honest Tea, Coca-Cola, which fully owns Honest Tea, donated $1.7 million dollars while Honest Tea stood mutely by.  Critics point to this as evidence that Coke [...]

Fair Trade in a World of Climate Change

While governments, scientists, civil society and others convened at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the U.N.’s weather agency reported that 2011 was the 10th hottest year since records began in 1850. Though politicians and pundits may still debate the origins and impacts of [...]

Fair World Project Action Alert & Backgrounder: Support Small Coffee Farmers! Stop ?fair trade? coffee plantations

Take Action! Send a letter to Fair Trade USA, Fairtrade International and IMO and urge them to continue supporting small coffee farmers by not certifying plantation coffee. Fair Trade USA? (formerly TransFair USA) and its new initiative, Fair Trade For All, ?aims to expand fair trade certification to include coffee plantations.? ?Fair Trade for All? [...]

Be Fair: Bringing Justice to the Marketplace

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Make your voice heard: Tell? brands to “Be Fair!” Join the Fair World Project?s Be Fair campaign and call upon major brands and companies in the marketplace to ?Be Fair? and source Fair Trade ingredients and products. Help us educate the marketplace about Fair Trade and key Fair Trade certifiers and standards. About the Be [...]

Fair World Tours: A New Taste of Palestine

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A New Taste of Palestine February 3th-13th 2012 Please join the Fair World Project (FWP) the Canaan Fair Trade and Run Across Palestine (RAP) to explore the emerging world of Fair Trade in Palestine. FWP?s Palestine tour will provide a unique opportunity to learn from Palestinian farmers, workers, and the families. In addition to experiencing [...]