Hanging by a thread: Bangladesh’s garment workers. This radio programme investigates the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on workers in garment factories. Reporters talk to factory owners and the British Retail Consortium about the huge challenges facing Bangladesh’s main export industry. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csz6kz
Are you a Co-op member? Don’t forget to vote online by 1st June 2020. The Co-op has supported Fairtrade for many years and sells a large amount of Fairtrade products in their stores. For more information click here
Click here to read Navendu Mishra’s speech at Westminster Hall in March 2020
We have been awarded Fairtrade Community of the month by the Fairtrade Foundation. Search for us on Twitter @stockportft
Go to our Events page to see some photos of the Fair on 23rd November
Our November newsletter has been published – follow the link below to read all about the upcoming Christmas fair and other interesting articles.
We are pleased to announce that the Fairtrade Foundation has granted us Fairtrade Borough status for another two years. Congratulations to all involved who work so hard to promote Fair Trade across the Borough
The Fairtrade Foundation has responded to the article https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/Media-Centre/News/July-2019/Fairtrade-response-to-Guardian-Long-Read-Is-Fairtrade-Finished
See the Long Read in the Guardian for an interesting article on the future of Fairtrade https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jul/23/fairtrade-ethical-certification-supermarkets-sainsburys
Click here to read our latest newsletter with lots of interesting articles.