ICLEI is a city sustainability membership organization. They are promoting this nice document on city purchasing of fair trade… https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/Buy_Fair_Guide.pdf
Let me know if you are working to pass a Fair Trade Towns Procurement Policy or Ordinance in 2015. What is working for you to get the ear of officials? Need some help in your procurement efforts? To learn from a campaign that is hitting on all procurement cylinders, follow Houston.
Apparently AASHE has sustainable procurement guidance that includes Fair Trade… http://www.aashe.org/resources/campus-fair-trade-practices-policies. Be nice to see this document.
We are having difficulty with encouraging our University’s administration to respond to our events and cooperate with us. Any strategies to encourage a university’s staff to participate more with fair trade events or provide what we need?