Putting farmers and workers at the center of due diligence legislation
In an open letter,Fairtrade farmers and workers, supported by business, call for impactful and strong due diligence legislation, asking the European Union to include their voices and needs in negotiations.
Building supply chain collaboration to strive towards living incomes
Farmers earning a decent living is a clear enough goal. Yet collaboration across all stakeholders is needed to drive progress forward.
The vital role of trade unions
It is critical for workers to join voices in trade unions and collectively negotiate. Their conditions should not solely rely on private standard setters.
Remediating child labour: lessons learnt from belizean sugar cane producers
A deeper understanding and commitment to addressing child labour risks is needed, it is not an isolated issue to be dealt with, and access to remedy by the rights holders is critical.
Environmental rights are human rights, and every stakeholder has a role to play to address the critical issue of climate change.
We were taught to serve, to be workers. Now with Fairtrade, we are entrepreneurs.Martial Quintero, banana producer, Cooperativa de Servicios Multiples Bananera del Atlantico, Panama