Do You Love Fair Trade? Say So and Win!

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Do You Love Fair Trade? Say So and Win!

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Do You Love Fair Trade? Say So and Win! http://3bl.me/p2ad4h by @TaigaCompany #fairtrade #sustainability
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 11:52am

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Are you the Picasso of fair trade?   Otherwise stated, how innovative are you at using a variety of media to creatively express why fair trade is important to you?  Find out with YourOliveBranch's I love Fair Trade Contest

I Love Fair Trade! invites you to creatively express how you feel about fair trade commerce. You can do this through a submission of words, video, images, music, or other media.
 
Fair trade is a sustainability concept.  As for ideas, consider that the word “fair” can mean a lot of different things to different people and there are myths  about what fair trade really is.  Fair Trade is about more than just paying a fair wage. It is also not charity. It means that trading partnerships are based on reciprocal benefits and mutual respect; that prices paid to producers reflect the work they do; that workers have the right to organize; that national health, safety, and wage laws are enforced; and that products are environmentally sustainable and conserve natural resources.
 
Components of Fair Trade include: click here to continue reading. 
 


Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".

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