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Tag: Fair Trade



Economic Development

Is Fair Good Enough?

As Fair Trade USA changes its certification standards, a tempest is brewing among those in the coffee industry who see technology and transparency as the means to lift farmers out of poverty.

By Glenn Parrish | Dec. 16, 2011
SSIR blogger Paul Rice is the president and CEO of Fair Trade USA.

Socially Responsible Business

Fair Trade: A Model for Sustainable Development

Fair Trade is a viable vehicle for producers to strengthen their positions and take more control over their lives.

By Paul Rice | 8 | Jun. 23, 2011

Economic Development

The Problem with Fair Trade Coffee

By Colleen Haight | 20 | Jun. 22, 2011

Socially Responsible Business

The Future of Fair Trade…Is There One?

If Fair Trade coffee quality doesn’t improve, the Direct Trade movement will quickly become a growing threat.


Economic Development

Bringing Fair Trade to Indigenous Farmers

Featuring Alberto Irezabal | May. 11, 2011