July 27, 2018
The Fair Trade International Symposium is a gathering of academics and practitioners with an interest in Fair Trade issues. It takes place every 3 – 4 years and is a place to share the latest research and findings as well as launching new Fair Trade initiatives and concepts. The 2018 symposium happened in Portsmouth and [...]
May 25, 2014
When I visited the Mbale region of eastern Uganda, I wasn’t sure what I was going to see. I had heard that Fairtrade provides education, access to health, better terms of trade, minimum prices and respect for the environment. But is it true?
April 23, 2014
We all took a sharp intake of breath when news broke about the collapse of a building in Bangladesh on April 24th 2013. A building that contained thousands of workers who earn less than £1 per day, upon who we rely to make our clothes. 1138 people died that day and more than 2500 were [...]