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Fair World Project & Rodale Institute Host Breakout Session on Climate Change, Regenerative Organic Farming and Small Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 CONTACT:    Lauren Stansbury, 402.540.1208 Email: Lauren@wearemovementmedia.com Aaron Kinsman, 215.589.2490 Email: akinsman@rodaleinstitute.org Fair World Project & Rodale Institute Host Breakout Session on Climate Change, Regenerative Organic Farming and Small Farmers Presentations & Group Dialog re: Intersection of Environmental Issues and Fair Trade to Occur at Natural Products Expo East […]

Advocacy Group Publishes Statement in Response to “Fair Trade Employment and Poverty Reduction” Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2014 CONTACT:    Kerstin Lindgren, Ph: 617-680-9862 Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Lauren Stansbury, Ph: 402-540-1208 Email: lauren@wearemovementmedia.com Advocacy Group Publishes Statement in Response to “Fair Trade Employment and Poverty Reduction” Report Fair World Project’s Formal Position Clarifies Misunderstandings of Fair Trade and Demonstrates Positive Impact of Fair Trade Models PORTLAND, OR – […]

Fair Trade USA Undermines Fair Trade Principles and Producers to Accommodate Products Such as Hershey’s “Greenwashed” Chocolate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2013 CONTACT:    Kerstin Lindgren, Ph: 617-680-9862 Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Ryan Fletcher, Ph: 202-641-0277 Email: ryan@mintwood.com Fair World Project Believes that Diluted Labeling Policy Hurts Farmers, Misleads Consumers, and Creates Market Disadvantage for Truly Committed Fair Trade Brands PORTLAND, OR – Fair World Project (FWP), a project of the Organic Consumers […]

National Advertising Review Board Determines that Fair Trade USA’s “Fair Trade Certified” Labels Should Reveal Percentage of Fair Trade Content in Body Care Products

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FWP Press Release: Fair Trade USA Goes Rogue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               CONTACT:      Ryan Zinn, Ph: 907-947-6046 October 19, 2011                                                                           Email: ryan@fairworldproject.org Fair Trade USA Goes Rogue: New “Standards” Undermine Fair Trade Commitment to Farmers and Consumers   Fair Trade Advocates Reject Certifier Scheme to Allow “Fair Trade” Chocolate Bars to Contain No Actual Fair Trade Cocoa, Among Other Examples […]

World Fair Trade Day: Dedicated Fair Trade Brands Announce Major Consumer Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ariel Vegosen 516-­ 732-­ 0579 ariel@mintwood.com February 24, 2012 Adam Eidinger 202-­ 744-­ 2671 adam@mintwood.com Dedicated Fair Trade Brands Announce Major Consumer Campaign for World Fair Trade Day -­ May 12, 2012 More than 500 Retailer Events Planned National Contest Offers a Fair Trade Adventure to Sri Lanka PORTLAND, OR – […]

Fair World Project (FWP), United Students for Fair Trade (USFT) Announce Formal Partnership

Fair World Project (FWP), United Students for Fair Trade (USFT) Announce Formal Partnership United States Students for Fair Trade to Join Fair World Project as a Special Campaign to Catalyze University Students for Fair Trade and Social Justice June 22, 2012, Portland Oregon: Today, the Fair World Project (FWP), Organic Consumers Association’s Fair Trade Program, […]