PLACE IN THE SUN HONOURS WOMEN

  • August 17, 2015

To commemorate Women’s Day, Place in the Sun held a reception for the women farm workers who are part of the team tending and harvesting the Devon Valley, Stellenbosch vines for its range of wines.

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FAIRTRADE - GOING DEEPER THAN CHARITY

  • August 07, 2015

Effective altruism, the smarter way to do charity, is trending. The essence, as argued in William MacAskill’s new book Doing Good Better, is to put your money where it will have the greatest impact in terms of lives saved or significantly improved.

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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COMPANY CULTURE & TRIPLE BOTTOMLINE REPORTING ONE SIP AT A TIME

  • July 31, 2015

In 2014, over 170,000kg or a staggering 24,1 million cups of Fairtrade coffee was sold in South Africa – approximately 45% of which sold across hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, while 15% was procured by South African businesses to consume in their offices.

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FAIRTRADE LAUNCHES THREE NEW PRODUCTS

  • July 29, 2015

Fairtrade Label South Africa is excited to announce the launch of three brand new products onto the South African market, including Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk, Mugg and Bean Single Origin Organic ‘‘Bottomless’’ Coffee, and last but not least Fairtrade Antigua Instant Coffee.

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ALL MEMBERS HAVE A VOICE AND A VOTE

  • July 03, 2015

This year International Co-operative Day calls for people to “Choose co-operative, choose equality.”

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FAIRTRADE COFFEE: HANDS UP, NOT HAND OUT

  • June 24, 2015

A response to Tim Harford’s article published on the Business Day, 12 June edition.

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WHEN GOING TO SCHOOL IS TOO DANGEROUS, KIDS ARE KEPT IN CHILD LABOUR

  • June 12, 2015

Today marks the 14th World Day Against Child Labor, and this year the focus is on the critical role of quality education in tackling child labor. It’s clear that life-changing education requires much more than a building, books and instructors—we must place equal attention on ending gender-based violence.

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SOUTH AFRICA PIONEERING FAIRTRADE SMME PROGRAMME

  • May 22, 2015

In a world first, the “Small Licensee Programme” launched by Fairtrade South Africa in collaboration with FLOCERT, the independent auditing body specialised in Fairtrade audits, will enable boutique coffee roasters to acquire Fairtrade certification.

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TRAVELING MEDIA LIBRARY

  • May 19, 2015

Considerable effort needs to be made to provide farm workers’ children with the tools and knowledge required to enable them to fulfill their potential. It is proposed that if children can be assisted to develop new goals for their lives and think differently about themselves, their current situation and future, they may be inspired to follow t

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FAIRTRADE COFFEE & CHOCOLATE WEEK, WHAT’S YOUR FLAVOUR?

  • May 11, 2015

What better way to keep warm this winter than to join in the fun with Fairtrade Coffee & Chocolate Week running from 3-9 August? The campaign, themed – What’s your flavour? - promises to take consumers on a choco-nated journey of the senses as we shed a spotlight on all things dark, decadent and delicious.

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