Fair Trade and How It Works
Fair trade ensures that farmers and workers in the developing world get a fair price for their labor and products. It also promotes environmental sustainability, creates long-term trade relationships, and offers workers safe working conditions and opportunities for advancement. Readers will learn about the principles that guide fair trade, its concrete effects, and examples of fair trade practices and results drawn from real life. The future of fair trade is explored as well. Readers will learn about social responsibility, the global economy works, and the wide-ranging impact of international trade relationships.
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