It's great to see education institutions seeing the value in fairtrade and proudly wearing the title as a badge of honour.
According to a recent online article in Upstart more than two thirds of the Australia’s tertiary education providers have official fair trade movements, and nine are Fairtrade accredited.
The author Erin Leeder, explains what it means to be fairtrade accredited:
With institutions like universities, taking the lead in this area, we can certainly hope that we will see an increased demand for fairtrade products, ensuring sustainable long term employment for producer groups around the world.
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