Fairtrade is faced with the paradox of witnessing the real effects of climate change while governments are failing to establish concrete mechanisms to deal with the issue. To ensure their voices are heard in the global climate change debate, Fairtrade is actively raising awareness on the plight of its farmers and workers.
Producers are empowered to contribute to the discussions and influence decisions that will...
Please find below Fairtrade position papers on environmental issues:
Food miles’ refers to the distance that food travels from producer to consumer, from ‘farm to fork’. The original coinage of the term ‘food miles’ by the SAFE Alliance (now Sustain) in 1994 encapsulated both social and environmental issues.1 The alliance emphasized connectivity
between consumers, their food and the people who...