Roast & Ground Blog

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

Fairtrade began humbly – all the way back in the 1940s. First, churches in North America and Europe began to purchase and import crafts from impoverished areas. These small efforts made a significant difference to refugees and communities around the world.

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Rainforest Alliance & Fairtrade – The No-Nonsense Guide

 Businesses today are more socially conscious than ever before. Companies of every size pay more mind to the way they go about their business and the impact their choices have on the planet. But running a business as ethically as possible isn’t easy. Misinformation, myths and misconceptions abound in environmental conversation. It can be all too easy to be overwhelmed into making the wrong choice.

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