Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Fair Trade Colleges & Universities makes your campus a catalyst for change with the support of a nationwide network of students, staff and faculty.
Challenge your College or University to live up to its commitments to sustainability and social justice. Make the move – build awareness and get Fair Trade products on campus.

Fair Trade News

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    Protecting Children through Fair Trade

    May 25, 2016

    How can a Fair Trade Campaign impact labor trafficking and child labor? Labor trafficking occurs when individuals are compelled to work through force, fraud, and coercion. It is used to produce many of the commodities offered in our communities: the soccer balls kicked by our university teams; the coffee poured in our congregations; and the […]

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    Party Like It’s World Fair Trade Day

    April 29, 2016

    World Fair Trade Day is May 14! This year marks the fifteenth annual World Fair Trade Day. In communities around the world, people will come together to show their support for Fair Trade and celebrate the benefits that Fair Trade provides to producers and their families. We want to invite YOU to be part of the celebration! […]

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    FairHer: Women’s Empowerment and Fair Trade

    April 18, 2016

    The subject of women’s rights and empowerment is important to think about when choosing the products you buy. The Need for Women’s Empowerment Women make up almost half of our population globally and about 25 percent of that global population is rural women. These rural women make up the majority of the agricultural labor force […]

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