Here at bibco we love a good celebration, whatever the reason and as January can often be a quiet month, we thought we would share with you some of the national awareness days celebrated all around the world. First and foremost, world fair-trade day which in 2011 was held on the 9th of May...

Kerry Washington attended World Ocean Day 2011 celebrated by La Mer and Oceana at Affirmation Arts in New York City this week. The actress looked divine wearing a Valentino Spring 2011 dress. Her delicate black sheer dress with floral embroidered details on the skirt and a lace panel on...

In honor of World Water Day 2011, let's take a look at the work Matt Damon has been doing for Water.org to provide safe water to hundreds of communities worldwide. This year more celebs like Rihanna have joined the cause, teaming up with the UNICEF Tap Project. USA Today reports that by 2030...

Last but not least, more Australian designers are starting to promote fair-trade practices too. Mimcohas recently collaborated with the international fair-trade fashion brand Made to produce a jewellery line. Made works with artisans in Nairobi using local and recycled materials such...

From INDIGENOUS, the leaders in Fair Trade and organic clothing supporting artisan communities around the world. Feel absolutely luxe inside and out with this fall must. Nobody does organic and Fair Trade like INDIGENOUS. Color: Mink Brown. Retail Value $99 The Karma Textile shoe provides...

March 8th marks International Women's Day and we invite you to join L'Occitane in celebrating this special day with a limited-edition Women's Day Soap. For just $8, you can commemorate this day with L'Occitane's fund-raising, fair trade soap. The Women's Day Soaps are produced in Burkina...

What is fair trade, exactly? Fair trade is a movement that aims to create greater equity in international trade, and is founded on the ideas of sustainable development for marginalized producers, and ethical and eco-friendly practices. Bibico is committed to the World Fair Trade...

While some people don't support this idea we feel Fair Trade is an effective and efficient response to poverty and contributes to a fair and sustainable economy locally and globally. The theme to this years World Fair Trade Day 2011 is "TRADE FOR PEOPLE – Fair Trade your world" *"The...

Fair Trade Fortnight F rom the 7 th to the 22 nd of May it is fair-trade fortnight One of the latest 'buzz' words in the children's industry is fair trade and it is for very good reason. Fair Trade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair...

Although no universally accepted definition of 'fair trade' exists, fair trade labeling organizations most commonly refer to a definition developed by FINE, an informal association of four international fair trade networks (Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International, World Fair Trade...

 

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