International Fair Trade Charter urges action

Fair Trade 2The United Reformed Church has joined 250 organisations from across the globe to launch an International Fair Trade Charter that sets out the fundamental values of Fair Trade and defines a common vision towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a collection of 17 global goals set in 2015, the anniversary of which is being marked around the world today (25 September). 

The global Fair Trade movement is urging policy-makers, business leaders, citizens and consumers to embrace the vision of the International Fair Trade Charter – initiated by Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation – to create a global trading system populated by supply chains and models of business that leave no one behind and that their work people can maintain a decent and dignified livelihood to develop their full human potential. 

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