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
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.
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.
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?