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    At the cross section of behavioral economics and ethics lies the blueprint of ethical consumption. As a core tenet of ethical consumption, fair trade ‒ a movement and label for products supplied by producers with fair and safe compensation for their work ‒ behaves as a combatant against human rights violations, particularly human trafficking, and promotes transparency and development for “marginalized” workers. With a 15% global increase in fair trade sales from 2012 to 2013, according to Fairtrade International, a major fair trade certifier since 1997, fair trade has grown in recognition in both consumer and academic circles, spurring extensive investigation into the internal and external components of ethical consumption. The factors influencing…

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    In the article, Going beyond fair trade: The benefits and challenges of direct trade, Steven Macatonia argues that while fair trade coffee is economically beneficial for farmers, there are challenges due to the higher price for consumers. Fair trade guarantees that farmers get paid a fair price for their harvest, which promotes farmers’ living standards as their income increases. Macatonia argues that even though fair trade supports the livelihoods of coffee farmers, only the large co-operative…

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    What Does Fair Trade Mean

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    Q1: Fair trade is a program of doing business in a different concept. It depends on establishing the principles of decency and fairness in the business world or market place. Also, it is designed to raise the average of living for the poor people, who lives in poor regions in the world. The fair trade benefits the system of business in different ways. It benefits the consumer as well. First, the consumers are taking care of their health by buying the fair trade products. The fair trade…

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    Fair Trade Essay

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    The Unfair Trade Of Clothing: A Brief Clothing Study Joy, M, Ringold University Of The People Define Fair trade: "A movement whose goal is to help producers in developing countries to get a fair price for their products as to help reduce poverty, provide for the ethical treatment of workers and farmers and promote environmentally sustainable practices" (Merriam-Webster, 2015). This essay below will briefly cover some of the Fair Trade issues with clothing. Or The Unfair Trade Of Clothing.…

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    As discussed earlier, there are many problems associated with the fair trade industry, and many, if not most of the larger problems can be solved by fair trade. Fair trade ensures no child labour is used, and also ensures secure profit and stable returns for farmers and workers. However, the Fair Trade process isn’t perfect, and has multiple flaws. Firstly, not all ingredients in a Fair Trade chocolate bar have to abide fair trade regulations and laws. For a chocolate bar to be “Fair Trade”…

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    The author of this article is the CBC. This article is about Fair trade, an alternative economic model that is meant to create opportunities for producers who are disadvantaged by the traditional economic model. The author’s argument is that fair trade agreements should be everywhere in Canada, because otherwise, more money would go to the “middlemen” and less to the producer, and it would help out producers in poor countries by providing them with a fair share of money. The first point the…

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    Nestlé SA is a multinational company that operates in the industry of consumer products (Bloomberg). Some of its most popular brands in its portfolio includes the following: Gerber, Nestlé Pure Life, KitKat, Nestea, Dreyer’s, etc. (Nestlé Global). Due to the enormous size of this multinational firm, a specific ethical framework must be followed. The seven generic frameworks that should be followed by these companies are the following: fair working conditions, gender equity, concern for the…

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    Sustainability The Organization is working to promote an awareness of the need for a sustainable coffee economy by making stakeholders in the coffee sector aware of the threat to sustainability posed by negative economic conditions for producers, and proposing measures in areas such as quality, promotion and diversification to maintain balance in the world coffee market. Recognizing the exceptional importance of coffee to the economies of many countries which are largely dependent upon this…

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    A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, and hope. Based on Miguel and Carmen’s small coffee farm in their native Dominican Republic, A Cafecito Story shows how the return to the traditional methods of shade-grown coffee can rejuvenate and fix up the landscape and human culture. In Central America, coffee is the second most important export after oil. A Cafecito Story tells the story of an important beverage that brings nations together and unites people in trade. The story starts out from…

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    All experts where asked on their personal opinion concerning the current trade fair stand. Most data was used in order thoroughly create recommendations as presented prior in this document. As some of the inputs can not be considered crucial, they are presented here as other considerations for an overall successful trade fair appearance. It is recommended to provide a sustainable stand. This means the material used should be recyclable. The recycling of the material does not only safe costs…

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