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# fairtrade - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Social burden: The cost of cheap clothes and consumers' power to change it
# Fairtrade
# Fairtrade

Social burden: The cost of cheap clothes and consumers' power to change it

Dec 18th 2016, 7:30 AM 18,393 Views 32 Comments

Would people pay an extra €5 per product to ensure foreign workers’ safety and wellbeing?

# fairtrade - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?
# Opinion
# Opinion

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?

Nov 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,415 Views 57 Comments

Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.

# fairtrade - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Would you be bothered if your cuppa was made with slave labour?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Would you be bothered if your cuppa was made with slave labour?

Feb 24th 2015, 10:43 PM 170 Views 48 Comments

Major brands and coffee chains have led the way, but few Irish supermarkets actively support Fairtrade.

# fairtrade - Friday 1 August, 2014

Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources
# #delicious Ethics
# #delicious Ethics

Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources

Aug 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 3,980 Views 17 Comments

The company is working to ensure agricultural practices are sustainable and that safe and healthy working conditions are in place.

# fairtrade - 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 628 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.

# fairtrade - Monday 25 February, 2013

You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right?
# Fair Play
From The Daily Edge
# Fair Play

You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right?

Feb 25th 2013, 8:52 AM 6,674 Views 4 Comments

Fair play to Fairtrade Fortnight’s launch ad. Well played, banana-toting man, well played.