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# fair-trade - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Photos: A look inside the world of Fair Trade and the people behind it in Ghana
# Fair Trade
# Fair Trade

Photos: A look inside the world of Fair Trade and the people behind it in Ghana

Feb 23rd 2020, 1:00 PM 13,914 Views 4 Comments

Fair Trade is an arrangement designed to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions.

# fair-trade - Friday 1 February, 2019

Simply refusing a straw with your cocktail isn't going to do much to reduce the world's plastic consumption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Simply refusing a straw with your cocktail isn't going to do much to reduce the world's plastic consumption

Feb 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 17,173 Views 48 Comments

A ban on single-use plastics in Ireland won’t make a dent in ocean plastic pollution, while just five developing nations are the source of most of the pollution, writes Barry Dunning.

# fair-trade - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?
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# Column

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?

Nov 24th 2018, 4:45 PM 28,964 Views 70 Comments

Because cocaine is illegal, if people choose to use it they have little choice but to indirectly support organised crime and human trafficking, experts argue.

# fair-trade - Monday 6 March, 2017

Column: 'If Ethiopia started to develop its coffee industry, it could trade its way out of poverty'
# Fair Trade Fortnight
# Fair Trade Fortnight

Column: 'If Ethiopia started to develop its coffee industry, it could trade its way out of poverty'

Mar 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 898 Views 34 Comments

About 100 million people rely on coffee for their livelihood but they’re not always getting a fair deal, writes Killian Stokes.

# fair-trade - Monday 24 February, 2014

Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope
# Fair Is Fair
# Fair Is Fair

Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope

Feb 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 596 Views 9 Comments

In the past three years, sales of Fairtrade cotton in Europe has fallen – leaving those who produce it without the support needed to build a better future, writes Dunstan Burke.

# fair-trade - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

World's biggest food companies 'failing millions of people'
# Food
# Food

World's biggest food companies 'failing millions of people'

Feb 26th 2013, 4:09 PM 13,172 Views 39 Comments

Research by Oxfam shows ten of the world’s largest companies are ranking low in terms of ethical standards.

# fair-trade - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life

Dec 29th 2012, 8:42 AM 34 Views 17 Comments

We may think we care about the environment – but our commitment stops as soon as we’re asked to pay, writes Dermot McNally.