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Ethical – Eco Vs. Fair Trade

As ethical traders, producers or advocates, we all feel we are in the business of making the world a better place through our trade and/or influence. What constitutes ethical can be as varied as we are. Some of us are attempting to halt the destruction of our planet and environment, some of us want to [...]

By | 2018-09-14T17:47:14+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Fair Trade – Raw Materials or Finished Products (A better inequality or a move to equality)?

To me, the greatest thing that Fair Trade can achieve, is to bridge the gap between the wealthy West and the poorer South. Poorer countries are excluded from western markets by excessively high tariffs (and it’s the cuddly EU as much as the nasty Mr Trump, that is responsible for this). Tariffs on raw materials [...]

By | 2018-05-16T09:13:45+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments