Why Fairtrade ?
The Fairtrade Foundation gives some good reasons why should support Fairtrade. Read all about them here !
The Fairtrade Foundations’ vision is of a world in which justice and
sustainable development are at the heart of trade
structures and practices so that everyone, through
their work, can maintain a decent and dignified
livelihood and develop their full potential.
To achieve this vision, Fairtrade seeks to transform
trading structures and practices in favour of the
poor and disadvantaged. By facilitating trading
partnerships based on equity and transparency,
Fairtrade contributes to sustainable development
for marginalised producers, workers and their
Through demonstration of
alternatives to conventional trade and other forms
of advocacy, the Fairtrade movement empowers
citizens to campaign for an international trade
system based on justice and fairness.
The Foundation’s mission is to work with
businesses, community groups and individuals
to improve the trading position of producer
organisations in the South and to deliver
sustainable livelihoods for farmers, workers
and their communities.
We are part of this
By being a Fairtrade University we are making a contribution to the vision of the Fairtrade Foundation becoming a reality.
So change today and choose Fairtrade !