A Sweet Day

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Yesterday was a day that I have been looking forward to for a long time.  It was the day we finally got to deliver all 100,000 petitions that the Raise the Bar, Hershey! campaign has collected to their intended recipient: John Bilbrey, CEO of Hershey. We have been collecting petitions for just over a year.  Signers are calling on the […]

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We Want More From Our S’mores

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We’re kicking off the summer camping and picnic season this July Fourth with a new way to support Fair Trade and put pressure on Hershey to clean up its supply chain. Please join us in our new “we want more from our s’mores” campaign and make all of your summertime s’mores with Fair Trade Certified™ chocolate. (Find the best companies […]

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Clean and Green: Herban Lifestyle

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Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC, Mary Kearns’ business calls one of the largest metropolitan areas in the nation home. But with easy access to the Shenandoah Mountains in the opposite direction, she’s not that far from rural America as well. That’s sort of the balance she sought to build into the name of her business. […]

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Fair Trade Footwear and Fashion

NEW Fair Trade rubber rain boots

Think you can’t find Fair Trade footwear? Think again. From the Fair Trade latex in the soles of these sneakers, to the sustainably harvested organic cotton uppers, to the final fair-wage manufacturing facility in Pakistan, Autonomie Fair Trade sneakers are a model of fair sourcing. “Social entrepreneurship has been a passion of mine since my senior year of college,” says […]

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