Resolve to Buy More Fair Trade in 2017

Resolve to Buy More Fair Trade in 2017

When starting a New Year's resolution in 2017, we think about eating healthier, trying yoga, traveling to a new state or country, and even shedding a few pounds at that new hip gym around the corner. We want to improve our own lives and a "new year" gives us an opportunity to...

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Building Economic Sustainability One Journal at a Time

Building Economic Sustainability One Journal at a Time

A core principle of Fair Trade is establishing long-term relationships between buyers and makers. This means that artisans and producers not only have a seat at the negotiation table to determine how much they are paid for their goods; it also means that a concerted effort is made to support...

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Global Gifts at Nora: Fair Trade Principles

Global Gifts at Nora: Fair Trade Principles

Feature: Fair TradeIt's Fair Trade Certified! (But what does that mean?) Two certifying organizations, the Fair Trade Federation and the World Fair Trade Organization, have established trade criteria that member businesses adhere to. Global Gifts is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. We purchase our products from vendors who fully commit to the...

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