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While President Obama was not specifically referring to Fair Trade last night in his State of the Union Address, his measurement of progress is at the heart of what Fair Trade businesses seek to achieve both at home and abroad. The economy is growing again but that recovery can not only be measured by the profits corporations make. Progress must also be measured by the quality of life new jobs bring to people.
If you share these values, and are currently looking for a job, here are few sites you might want to check out.
It’s cold, raining & windy in New England,which means it’s great weather for snuggling on the settee with a cup of Fair Trade hot cocoa! Here’s a recap of this week’s news, blogs, and stories to keep you going for the weekend. Enjoy!
The newly renamed “Fair Trade USA,” formerly known as TransFair USA, celebrates Fair Trade month each October. This year’s theme is “Every Purchase Matters,” and as a believer in thoughtful consumption, I embrace that idea on many different levels. I wonder what fellow conscious consumers like you think the theme means? How and why are you celebrating Fair Trade this month? Let us know with comments.
Brewing tensions among fair trade labeling organizations doesn’t appear to be dampening this year’s Fair Trade Month festivities. Fair Trade Month, organized by Fair Trade USA, is a month long campaign to promote awareness of the movement and fair trade certified products in the US. Fair Trade USA and FT organizations alike are joining together to celebrate the 7th annual Fair Trade Month.