We were delighted to hold a get together in partnership with Fair Trade Wales for Fair Trade campaigners to share ideas yesterday evening

For those who couldn’t make it, we have made the recording available.

You can find our Agenda here.

We were pleased to be joined by Stefan Donnelly of the Fairtrade Foundation with an update to start us off.

We then structured ideas and discussion around the Fairtrade Communities 5 Campaign Action Areas.

Image showing the Fairtrade Communities 5 Campaign Action Areas. 1. Boosting Fairtrade, 2. Connecting Fairtrade. 3. Fair Trade Changemakers. 4. Fairtrade Ambassadors. 5. Fairtrade Influencers

All of the links shared during discussions are available here:

 

General

Fairtrade Foundation event last year – https://action.fairtrade.org.uk/page/130540/petition/1?ea.tracking.id=CAMPAG

Fairtrade Foundation Campaign Action Guide – https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Fairtrade-Campaign-Action-Guide.pdf

Action Area 1 – Boosting Fairtrade

Traidcraft alternatives: https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get-involved/current-campaigns/fairtrade-and-traidecraft-plc/

Fair Trade Finders – https://www.scottishfairtradeforum.org.uk/get-involved/fair-trade-finders-scotland/

Directory of retailers and wholesalers stocking Fair Trade – https://www.scottishfairtradeforum.org.uk/get-involved/buy-fair-trade-products/

Fair Trade Wales – After Traidcraft, What’s Next – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD0bBOBt4cU

Fairtrade Foundation – new Fairtrade Buying Guide, which includes quite a few wholesalers: https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/resources-library/general-campaigning-materials/fairtrade-buying-guide-2024/

Action Area 2 – Connecting Fairtrade

Connect with Co-op Member Pioneers – https://www.coop.co.uk/member-pioneers

Action Area 3 – Fair Trade Changemakers

See Fair Trade Champions short film and other 4 films in sequence – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b6ddhz3GjU&list=PLJ0sSqiNDM_6nXWkpLU3hjF7moWR-p_1t

Scottish MSP Fair Trade Pledge – https://www.scottishfairtradeforum.org.uk/take-action/fair-trade-pledge/

Fairtrade Foundation Community Declaration – https://action.fairtrade.org.uk/page/131891/petition/1

Transform Trade Fashion Watchdog – https://www.transform-trade.org/fashion-watchdog

Action Area 4 – Fairtrade Ambassadors

International Fair Trade Charter – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G8W3Ilc-MU

Fashion Revolution – https://fairtrade.wales/2023/04/fashion-revolution-week-2023-remembering-rana-plaza-10-years-on/

Fashion Reimagined – https://www.fashionreimaginedfilm.com/

Christian Aid and the coffee crisis – https://www.christianaid.org.uk/sites/default/files/2023-05/wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee-250423.pdf

Oxfam report here: https://www.oxfam.org.uk/oxfam-in-action/oxfam-blog/climate-equality-a-planet-for-the-99

Christian Aid here: https://www.christianaid.org.uk/resources/our-work/counting-cost-2023-year-climate-breakdown The Chocolate Case – https://tonyschocolonely.com/nl/en/join-in/the-chocolate-case

8 ways Fairtrade Farmers protect the environment – https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/media-centre/blog/8-ways-fairtrade-farmers-protect-the-environment/

Slavery and Fair Trade talk – slavery and Fairtrade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0KMqUz-KP4&t=3s

Fairtrade, climate and racial justice a few years ago – https://www.youtube.com/live/ixCmoexAAyk?si=U2XO0ADOW5B5vIzj

Action Area 5 – Fairtrade Influencers

Fairtrade Foundation Digital and Social Media Guide – https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Digital-and-Social-media-guide_final.pdf

Fair Trade in Football Campaign – https://sharronhardwick.wixsite.com/fairtradefootball/untitled-c1nhz

About Instagram – https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-instagram-3486316

Guide to getting media attention – https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/resources-library/fairtrade-fortnight-resources/guide-to-getting-media-attention/

Template press releases – https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/resources-library/fairtrade-in-your-community/press-packs-campaigning/

If you have any questions, please do get in touch info@sftf.org.uk.