Fair Trade Cotton

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, just like businesses, are powered by innovation. Innovation runs right through the Fairtrade movement, connecting a unique partnership of farmers and workers with companies, retailers and the public. Over the past ten years, these partnerships have forged a quiet revolution in food shopping. Now Fairtrade labelling has taken another leap forward with the launch of Fairtrade certified cotton. The aim is to turn around the fortunes of cotton farmers who have been at the sharp end of global trade injustice for too long.

Cotton’s history is interwoven with social ...


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