Celebrity chef and GROW ambassador Simon Bryant joined Lord Mayor of Adelaide Stephen Yarwood at the Adelaide Central Markets to launch Fairtrade Fortnight in May 2012.
by Oxfam intern Jarrod Strauch It’s a simple question with huge implications. Universities are recognised as the places where society evolves: they are the places where so many minds are first exposed to ideas of social consciousness and ethical consumerism. In 2010, there were over 1.1 million students enrolled in Australian higher education facilities – […]
The International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF) has released its latest Working for scrooge report, which exposes companies with some of the worst records on respecting freedom of association in 2011. Four companies were singled out for individual scrutiny because of their poor labour practices. Culprits include the world’s largest fresh fruit and vegetable producer, Dole […]
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2011, Bob Roberts from FTAANZ interviewed Cecilia Granadino, Executive Director of MINKA Fair Trade in Peru, about the impact of fairtrade on her community.
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, Oxfam’s Clancy Moore sat down with Senarath Yatigammana, Deputy General Manager of Bio Foods in Sri Lanka, to talk about the impact of fairtrade on his community.
Celebrity chef Kylie Kwong visits Vietnam to meet the fair trade artisans producing the gorgeous tableware range she is designing for Oxfam Shop. Joining Kylie in Hanoi was Oxfam’s Raina Hunter.
We’re smack bang in the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight, and already we’ve seen heaps of events, forums, dinners, guest appearances and, of course, many many swaps.
The 2011 Fair Trade Shopping Guide 2011 features some of the members from the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand (FTAANZ) who sell fair trade products including crafts, clothing, giftware as well as Fairtrade Certified™ products such as coffee, tea, chocolate and sports balls.
When Oxfam volunteer Olivia Rolleston thinks Fair Trade, she thinks chocolate. So, she was easily convinced to attend the Fair Trade Fortnight event held at Oxfam in Sydney last night.
We’re in the middle of 2011’s Fairtrade Fortnight, and as part of our series of live webchats, fairtrade producers Senarath and Cecilia met with Oxfam’s Debbie Hunt to talk fair, trade and all things in between.