Fair Trade UConn, University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

Fair Trade UConn is an organization committed to raising awareness about the benefits of fair trade. Purchasing fair trade certified products supports environmentally sustainable practices, reduces poverty, and ensures fair wages and humane working conditions for workers. This club will be part of a global effort to normalize fair trade as an institutional preference and encourage ethical consumerism. Join us to make the University of Connecticut at Storrs a designated fair trade campus!

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed May 18th, 2020

Reach Out to Campus Outlets

Work with your food service provider to increase the availability of Fair Trade products on campus.

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Enroll Offices and Catering

Work with campus offices and catering to source Fair Trade products.

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Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Raise awareness of Fair Trade on your campus through events, curriculum, news coverage, and more.

Completed June 30th, 2020

Pass a Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

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Fair Trade Products

Peet’s Coffee Bookworms Cafe in Homer Babbidge Library
Fair Trade Vanilla UConn Dairy Bar
Honest Tea UConn Bookstore
Toms of Maine bar soap UConn Bookstore
KIND Bark UConn Bookstore
LARABAR UConn Bookstore
Munson’s Chocolate Bars UConn Bookstore
barkTHINS UConn Bookstore

Members

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