#SavvySpotlight – Fair Trade USA

“FAIR TRADE IS ALL ABOUT IMPROVING LIVES. BUT WE DON’T DO THAT THROUGH CHARITY. THERE’S NO HANDOUT IN THE FAIR TRADE MOVEMENT.”

– PAUL RICE, PRESIDENT AND CEO – FAIR TRADE USA 

This week we had the awesome pleasure to learn more about Fair Trade USA , an innovative non-profit that quite frankly changed the game on sustainable sourcing of your favorite products like chocolate, coffee (glorious, glorious coffee) and so much more!! They do A LOT.  Just see this handy infographic to learn more.

FairTrade USA

FairTrade doesn’t just help one cause. The label represents so much more through their in depth values system which include:

  • Empowerment
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Personal Development
  • Community
  • Fairness
  • Impact

Want to support? You can do so in 3 awesome ways:

  1. BUY: FairTrade Labeled products. You can find a full list here. Or look for the handy label at your local retailer. fair trade
  2. DONATE: Give a donation do support their work here.
  3. SHARE: This awesome video with all your awesome changemaker buddies!

Now go on, get the Fair Trade chocolate for your sweetheart and induldge while doing good!

– Savvy Squad