World fairness: Fair Trade

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In 2008, products certified with Fairtrade International's Fair trade certification amounted to approximately US$4.98 billion (€3.4B) worldwide, a 22% year-to-year increase. Fairtrade branding has extended beyond food and fibre, a development that has been particularly vibrant in the UK where there are 500 Fair trade Towns, 118 Fairtrade universities, over 6,000 Fairtrade churches, and over 4,000 UK schools registered in the Fairtrade Schools Scheme.[1]
Although no universally accepted definition of 'fair trade' exists, Fairtrade labeling organizations most commonly refer to a definition developed by FINE, an informal association of four international fair trade networks (Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International, World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Network of European Worldshops and European Fair Trade Association (EFTA)):

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World fairness: Fair Trade

  1. 1. FAIR TRADE HOW FAIR IS OUR WORLD? BY: ÁLVARO PEÑA & FRAN RIBAS
  2. 2. WHY DO WE NEED FAIR TRADE? <ul><li>BECAUSE… </li></ul>
  3. 3. FAIR TRADE FAIR TRADE IS AN ALTERNATIVE FORM OF TRADE. ITS DONE FOR PRODUCERS TO HAVE A GOOD QUALITY OF LIFE AND TO PROTECT THEIR RIGHTS. USA & CANADA WFTO INTER WHAT IS THIS?
  4. 4. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>PRODUCERS BELONG TO COOPERATIVES VOLUNTARILY . </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUDUCERS WANT &quot;TRADE NOT AID&quot;. </li></ul>I WANT TO BE HERE NOT CARACTERISTICS
  5. 5. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>NO TO CHILD EXPLOITATION </li></ul><ul><li>EQUALITY BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN. </li></ul><ul><li>WE WORK WITH DIGNITY WHILE RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS . </li></ul>CARACTERISTICS
  6. 6. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>SALARY ALLOWS PRODUCERS DECENT LIVING CONDITIONS. </li></ul><ul><li>BUYERS GENERALLY PAY IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE THEY DON`T HAVE AN OTHER FORM OF FINANCING . </li></ul><ul><li>GARANTIES QUALITY OF THE PRODUCTS. </li></ul>BEFORE CARACTERISTICS
  7. 7. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><li>IT SEEKS WAYS TO AVOID INTERMEDIARIES BETWEEN PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS </li></ul>NO INTERMEDIARIES CARACTERISTICS
  8. 8. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>IT INFORMS CONSUMERS ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF THE PRODUCT. </li></ul><ul><li>THE PROCESS IS VOLUNTARY, AS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRODUCERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND CONSUMERS. </li></ul>CARACTERISTICS
  9. 9. FAIR TRADE SPANISH FAIR TRADE ASSOCIATIONS INTERMON OXFAM A GENCIA E SPAÑOLA DE C OOPERACION I NTERNACIONAL PARA EL D ESARROLLO SETEM SPANISH FAIR TRADE (ASPCJ)
  10. 10. FAIR TRADE <ul><li>THIS IS THE END OF OUR PRESENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>WE HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED IT !!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>BY: </li></ul><ul><li>FRAN RIBAS </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>ÁLVARO PEÑA </li></ul>

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