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WEF: Not even 1 cent per cup to IMPROVE THE STATE OF THE WORLD

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

The Swiss alpine resort of Davos hosts again more than 1,500 of the world's most influential business, political, academic and thought leaders, a 'sch...

Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

Straight Talk on Fairtrade vs. Direct Trade According to Brazilian Coffee Farmers

Stephanie Keller | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Stephanie Keller

The rolling hills of the coffee farms in Brazil looked something like I had imagined: expansive, lush with green trees and bright berries, winding dirt roads. It was a beautiful scene.

Glitz at the UN, But Less Than $0.01 Per Cup for SDGs

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Sara loves coffee. She is Italian. Sara wants to change the world! Photo Credit: @CAFEFORCHANGE by Diego Mazzarese The Heads of State, Preside...

The Malnourished Are Outnumbered by the Obese

Michael Gidney | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
Michael Gidney

Our food system is badly out of balance: consumers in richer countries expect ever cheaper food, yet we throw away one-third of all the food we buy.

Why Is Profit a Dirty Word?

Emma 'The Gecko' Davidson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Emma 'The Gecko' Davidson

It's been suggested to me that I should not be making any profits, that my business should be a charity, and that I should not pay myself a salary.

The Flurry of Minimum- and Living-wage Initiatives

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

Why are we seeing a surge of momentum for higher minimum wages, a living wage and limits to executive compensation?

What Does Kraft's Takeover Of Cadbury Mean For Fairtrade Cocoa?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just last month, Cadbury's CEO urged shareholders to hold tight and go for sustainability because he believed that the company's strong ethical code w...

Christmas Gifts 2009: 13 Great Gifts

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the holiday season upon us, gift-giving can get pretty ugly really fast. From the last-minute frantic purchasing to participating in the consume...

Green Edge 12: Sweatshops Don't Make Sense

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

Higher labor standards protect jobs in workplaces where workers are respected. They also protect consumers who buy from them.