Buying Fair Trade is one easy way to support the hard-working people who grow and sew the products we love. Nowadays you can find the Fair Trade Certified label on thousands of products, including: coffee, tea, sugar, chocolate, fruit, clothing and even sports balls! Another way is to organize or help organize fair trade or fair business.
Fair Business for Operation Boost provides real jobs with real pay to those who are long term unemployed or experiencing significant barriers to employment. Fair trade and fair business for Operation Boost is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advocate the payment of higher prices to exporters, as well as higher social and environmental standards.
The Operation Boost Fair trade and fair business focuses in particular on commodities, or products which are typically exported from developing countries to developed countries, but also consumed in domestic markets. Think about handicrafts, coffee, cocoa, sugar, tea and also less known products like guar gom etc.
The Operation Boost Fair trade seeks to promote greater equity in international trading partnerships through dialogue, transparency and respect. It promotes sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers in developing countries.
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