Fair Trade Certified gifts of clothing, home goods, chocolate, roses, tea and coffee improve the lives of moms around the world
Celebrating Mother’s Day this year can be made even more meaningful when shoppers honor mothers from around the world through their Fair Trade purchases. Promoting the many ways that Fair Trade benefits mothers, Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, today launched a new campaign, Moms Make a World of Difference.
Product launches increased 30% in 2014, helping farmers and workers invest in their futures and improve their communities.
Oakland, CA (March 5, 2015) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announces the launch of hundreds of new Fair Trade Certified™ apparel and consumer packaged goods (CPG) in the first quarter of 2015. These new products add to the nearly 500 Fair Trade Certified items launched in 2014 alone.
Bob and Christine Stiller Award Unprecedented Challenge Grant to Nonprofit Fair Trade USA
Oakland, CA (November 20, 2014) – Today Bob Stiller, long-time Fair Trade enthusiast and founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (now Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.), and wife Christine Stiller, awarded a monumental $10 million challenge grant to nonprofit organization and leading Fair Trade certifier Fair Trade USA. This investment will help fund several critical work streams aimed at increasing the reach and impact of Fair Trade certification for farmers and workers worldwide.