Loras College

Loras College was the first college in Iowa, the first Catholic College in the Midwest and the fourth Catholic College in the nation to sign a Fair Trade resolution.

Loras College signed a resolution in May 2012, designating it as a Fair Trade College. It was the last stage of an application process governed by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities, which aims to seek equity in trade and promote sustainable development.

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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

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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

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.

Completed

Resources

Fair Trade Timeline

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Members

aleaherenberger
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Stacia McDermott
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