Collaboration Between Honest Tea, Fair Trade USA and VisionSpring Delivers Eye Exams and Glasses to Many in Remote Tea-Growing Community for First Time
Oakland, CA (June 17, 2014) – 5,127 eye exams were conducted and 2,400 pairs of free eyeglasses were distributed in Assam, India as a result of a unique collaboration between Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, mission-driven beverage company Honest Tea and VisionSpring, an organization that is committed to eyeglasses for all.
1 Billion Pounds Certified by Fair Trade USA to Date
Fair Trade USA Announces Key Milestone and New Innovations in Impact Measurement, Farmer Services, and Supply Chain Transparency
Fair Trade Certified products gain momentum in North American markets, helping shoppers make every purchase matter
Oakland, CA (March 5, 2014) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announces the launch of over 50 new Fair Trade Certified™ apparel and consumer packaged goods (CPG) products in the first quarter of 2014, delivering more sustainable choices to consumers. These new products add to the 300 Fair Trade Certified CPG items launched in 2013 alone.
Amid coconut boom, Fair Trade certification empowers farmers and workers to improve their lives and protect the environment
Oakland, Calif. (February 19, 2014) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announces the launch of Fair Trade Certified™ coconut products into the global market. Beginning with coconut waters and oils, Fair Trade USA welcomes the versatile nut into its offerings with the aim of improving the lives of small-scale coconut farmers, and protecting workers in coconut processing facilities.