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Emma Watson: The New Face Of Fair Trade

09/29/2010 06:01 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Emma Watson is the newest celebrity to advocate for fair trade groups worldwide, GlobalShift.org reported Wednesday.

Watson visited India this summer with People Tree, a fair trade clothing company, to see firsthand the impact that fair trade can make for low-income communities around the world.

In an interview for People Tree, Watson explained why fair trade production is so compelling to her. Describing her visit to the slums in Bangladesh, she said,

I saw what the conditions were like of the people who worked in the factories...it's the most horrible thing I've ever seen.

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