Fair World Project Highlights Regenerative Organic Agriculture for World Fair Trade Day

Posted on May 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3rd, 2018 CONTACT: Lauren Berlekamp, 202-657-7754 [email protected] Leading Fair Trade Advocacy Group Celebrates World Fair Trade Day Fair World Project Highlights Brands and Organizations Committed to Regenerative Organic Agriculture for Community and Climate Solutions PORTLAND, OR — Leading fair trade advocacy organization Fair World Project (FWP) has announced their annual campaign…

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Replace NAFTA Day of Action

Posted on December 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 13th, 2017 CONTACT: Ufuoma Otu, (202) 454-5108, Email: [email protected] Carr, (202) 495-3034,Email: [email protected] YOUR ORG CONTACTS Senator Bernie Sanders Headlines #ReplaceNAFTA Day-of-Action Event: Millions Nationwide Call for Successful Renegotiation to Eliminate Job Outsourcing Incentives, Add Strong Labor and Environmental Terms Labor, Environmental, Faith, Consumer, Family Farm and Other Advocacy Groups…

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Fair Trade Advocates Respond to Trump on Renegotiation of NAFTA

Posted on May 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23rd, 2017 CONTACT: Lauren Berlekamp, 202-657-7754 Email: [email protected] Fair Trade Advocates Respond to Trump: Renegotiation of NAFTA Must Include Farmers and Labor Groups Fair World Project Asserts: Trade Agreements Will Continue to Benefit Corporations Over People Unless Process for Negotiation Changes PORTLAND, OR – Last week President Trump announced plans to…

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Fair World Project Partners with Leading Fair Trade Brands for World Fair Trade Day

Posted on March 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2nd, 2017 CONTACT: Lauren Berlekamp, 202-657-7754 Email: [email protected] Leading Fair Trade Advocacy Group’s Celebration of World Fair Trade Day Distinguishes Real Fair Trade from Low Standard Imposters Dedicated Fair Trade Brands Partner with Fair World Project for 1,500 Events Across the United States PORTLAND, OR – Leading fair trade advocacy organization…

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New Report Evaluates Certification Programs that Seek to Ensure Integrity for Farmworkers

Posted on October 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren: 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Lauren Stansbury: 402-540-1208 Email: [email protected] New Report from Fair World Project Evaluates Certification Programs that Seek to Ensure Transparency and Integrity of Working Conditions for Farmworkers Leading Advocacy Group Evaluates Impact and Effectiveness of Seven Certification Programs in the Interest of Farmworker Justice…

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Fair World Project Applauds Resolution to Labor Dispute

Posted on September 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren: 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Fair World Project Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll Berries in Washington State Leading Advocacy Group Facilitates Agreement Between Union and Sakuma Brothers Farm Portland, OR – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association…

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Fair World Project Releases Statement on US, China Formal Sign-On to Paris Climate Agreement

Posted on September 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8th, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Zinn, 907-947-6046 Email: [email protected] Fair World Project Releases Statement on US, China Formal Sign-On to Paris Climate Agreement Leading Consumer Advocacy Group Calls for Support for Small-Scale Farmers and Fair Trade Portland, OR – Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s…

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Fair World Project will be at the World Social Forum–Find us in the Fair Trade Village

Posted on August 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1st, 2016 CONTACT: Monika Firl , 514-562-6162 Email: [email protected] Dana Geffner, 503-803-1432 Email: [email protected] Fair Trade Village and Workshops at World Social Forum will Address Trade Policy, Economic Justice, Climate Change and Small-Scale Farmers Coalition of Fair Trade Advocates to Facilitate Open Discussions, Educational Opportunities and Exhibitions at International Meeting of…

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Renewed Concern Over Labor Dispute at Washington Farm

Posted on May 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Anna Canning, 971-209-2554 Email: [email protected] Renewed Concern Over Labor Dispute at Washington Farm Thousands of Consumers Ask Sakuma Brothers Farm to Negotiate a Fair Contract While Over 30 Organizations Ask Driscoll’s to Uphold Commitment to Freedom of Association PORTLAND, OR – Leading fair…

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Fair World Project to Hold “Let’s Talk Living Wage” Panel Discussion at Expo West

Posted on February 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15th, 2016 CONTACT: Lauren Stansbury, 402-540-1208 Email: [email protected] Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Fair World Project to Hold “Let’s Talk Living Wage” Panel Discussion at Expo West Progressive Businesses and Organizations to Hold Industry Discussion on Movement to Raise the Minimum Wage PORTLAND, OR – Leading Fair…

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Fair World Project Launches New Documentary

Posted on April 6, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6th 2015 CONTACT: Ryan Zinn, 907-947-6046 Email: [email protected] Ryan Fletcher, 202-641-0277 Email: [email protected] Leading Fair Trade Advocacy Organization Releases New Documentary About Reversing Climate Change through Regenerative Organic Agriculture Practices “Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet” Video is Center-Piece of Grassroots ‘World Fair Trade Day’ Events in the…

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Driscoll Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies

Posted on March 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Jazmín Rumbaut, 202-870-3134 Email: [email protected] Driscoll Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies Nearly 10,000 Consumers Tell Driscoll’s: Don’t Do Business with Sakuma Brothers Farm until they Negotiate Fairly with Farmworkers PORTLAND, OR – Farmworkers at Sakuma Brothers Berry Farm…

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Message to United Nations: Small Farmers Are Key to Reversing Climate Change and Feeding the World

Posted on September 8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 CONTACT: Jazmín Rumbaut, 202.870.3134 Email: [email protected] Evelyn Araniva, Email: [email protected] Message to United Nations: Small Farmers Are Key to Reversing Climate Change and Feeding the World Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, OR – Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the…

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

Posted on September 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 CONTACT: Lauren Stansbury, 402.540.1208 Email: [email protected] Aaron Kinsman, 215.589.2490 Email: [email protected] 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…

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

Posted on June 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2014 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren, Ph: 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Lauren Stansbury, Ph: 402-540-1208 Email: [email protected] 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…

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

Posted on April 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2013 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren, Ph: 617-680-9862 Email: [email protected] Ryan Fletcher, Ph: 202-641-0277 Email: [email protected] 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…

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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

Posted on September 18, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ryan Zinn, Ph: 907-947-6046 September 18, 2012 Email: [email protected] 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 Dispute Over Integrity of Fair Trade Seals will Result in Increased Transparency for Consumers on Labels, Per NARB Ruling PORTLAND, OR – Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign…

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FWP Press Release: Fair Trade USA Goes Rogue

Posted on August 8, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ryan Zinn, Ph: 907-947-6046 October 19, 2011 Email: [email protected] 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 […]

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

Posted on August 8, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ariel Vegosen 516-­ 732-­ 0579 [email protected] February 24, 2012 Adam Eidinger 202-­ 744-­ 2671 [email protected] 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…

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

Posted on August 8, 2012

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…

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