It is World Fair Trade day once again, a day designated by the World Fair Trade Organization every second Saturday in May. Here is what they have to say about World Fair Trade Day.
“…worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty and exploitation, climate change and the economic crisis that has the greatest impact on the world’s most vulnerable populations. The global crisis confirms the need for a fair and sustainable economy locally and globally. Trade must benefit the most vulnerable and deliver sustainable livelihoods by developing opportunities for small and disadvantaged producers. Millions of producers and traders, businesses and policy makers, supporting organizations and volunteers have contributed to the substantial growth of Fair Trade globally.”
World Fair Trade Organization retrieved May 9th, 2015 from http://wfto.com/events/world-fair-trade-day-2015
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