Oxfam Australia is urging shoppers to put pressure on the chocolate giants as a major investigation reveals Mars, Mondelez and Nestle are buying cocoa from countries where women farmers are treated badly.
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With just a fortnight until Father’s Day, Oxfam has a range of fair trade gifts for those looking to show dad they truly care.
Pacific Brands, makers of King Gee and Hard Yakka, has put people’s lives before profits by banning the use of deadly sandblasting throughout the factories that make its denim products, Oxfam Australia said today.
Oxfam is calling on the International Olympics Committee (IOC) to ensure workers producing sportswear for Australia’s Olympic athletes are treated fairly, after a new report highlighted the exploitation of workers producing sportswear for the London Games.
Buying a hand-crafted fair trade gift from Oxfam this Mother’s Day will help mothers all around the world to escape the poverty cycle.
Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef”, will be cooking chocolate muffins using Oxfam ‘fair’ products at Foodland, Norwood (161–169 The Parade, Norwood), on Monday 7 May 2012, hourly between 10am and 2pm.
Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from the ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef‟, will join Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood in the kitchen this week to help launch this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight. The event will be taking place at the Adelaide Central Markets, this Saturday 5 May 2012 between 11.00am and 1.00pm.
To hundreds of thousands of workers manufacturing denim, the term “killer jeans” has quite a different meaning than a great-fitting pair of pants.
Oxfam Australia today welcomed the launch of Fair Traders of Australia, a new accreditation body for Australian businesses which have fair trade at the core of what they do.
Oxfam Shop is Australia’s leading fair trade retailer, selling beautiful hand-crafted kitchenware and homewares products created by artisans around the world as well as delicious Fairtrade food and a wide range of other fair trade items in its 19 retail shops around Australia and online shop, www.oxfamshop.org.au