Fair Trade

Fair Trade

International Free Trade policies have skewed global markets toward advantage  for a few while often forcing hardship and injustice on the environment, families and producers. Fair Trade, begun in 1937 as Alternate Trade, tackles these issues head on. Tune in to find out why a large and growing number of individuals, businesses and cooperatives are committed to the doctrines of Fair Trade, which place a high priority on human rights, environmental and economic sustainability and encourage partnerships between producers and marketers.

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Links/Info/Resources

www.coopamerica.org
www.transfairusa.org
www.globalexchange.org

 

Fair Trade Information

http://coopamerica.org/programs/fairtrade/

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/

http://www.globalexchange.org/
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/
http://www.equalexchange.com/
http://www.organicconsumers.org/starbucks/index.cfm
http://www.fairtrade.net/
http://www.fairtraderesource.org/

International Free Trade and Protection of the Environment

http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-9300(199704)91%3A2%3C268%3AITAPOT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-8
http://www.ratical.org/co-globalize/WG111701.html

 

 

 

 

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