Fairtrade Foundation

Small Jewelers Now Able to Use "Fairtrade"-Certified Gold, Silver

Small jewelers, goldsmiths, silversmiths and artists in the UK can now rest easy about their materials, thanks to the Fairtrade Foundation. Newly launched, The Goldsmiths Registration…

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Chopard Makes History With World's First Fair-Mined Gold Watch

Chopard has made history with the world’s first wristwatch made of fairly mined gold from South America. Unveiled at the BaselWorld World Watch and Jewellery Show in March, the…

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Fair-Trade, Fair-Mined Gold Jewelry Hits U.K. Mass Market

Fair-trade and fair-mined gold jewelry has finally arrived on Britain’s high street. Ernest Jones and Beaverbrooks are the latest jewelers to offer rings bearing the Fairtrade and…

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Fairtrade Foundation Promotes Ethical School Uniforms in New Campaign

The Fairtrade Foundation wants Britain’s schoolchildren to stand up for fair-trade cotton. The nonprofit’s “Step Back to School in Fair-Trade Cotton” campaign is…

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Fairtrade Foundation Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight With Designer Scarves

THAT’S A WRAP To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight in the United Kingdom, the Fairtrade Foundation has collaborated with 14 of Britain’s hottest designers on a series of scarves…

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Fair-Trade Cotton Turns 5 in the U.K. With Star-Studded Campaign

FAIR PLAY To toast the fair-trade cotton’s fifth year in Britain, the Fairtrade Foundation enlisted the support of some of its most famous allies, including supermodel Laura…

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U.S., EU Cotton Subsidies Cost Africa $250 Million a Year, Says New Report

NUMBERS GAME The current system of agricultural subsidies isn’t right, least of all fair, according to The Great Cotton Stitch-Up, a new report by the Fairtrade Foundation on the…

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Ada Zanditon's Spring/Summer 2011 Line Pairs Pyramids With Coral Reefs

PAST AND PRESENT It has been one banner season for designer Ada Zanditon. In the past week alone, the rising star of British fashion has feted her work at London Fashion Week’s…

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