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Solidaridad June 2013: about 80% of all cotton is produced by small-scale farmers. Some 30 to 50 million farming families in developing countries depend on cotton, but the high cost of seeds and inputs traps them in a vicious cycle of debt. Working conditions are often challenging. Read More..

Fair Trade USA "Fair Trade" helps "free trade" work for the poor.

A nonprofit organization, Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, enabling the consumer to make a difference with their dollars. People and the planet work in tandem so both are healthy and sustained. FT-USA provides farmers in developing nations the tools to thrive as international business people. Instead of creating dependency on aid, we use a market-based approach that gives farmers fair prices, workers safe conditions, and entire communities resources for fair, healthy and sustainable lives. We seek to inspire the rise of the Conscious Consumer and eliminate exploitation. Fair Trade USA audits and certifies transactions between companies in America and their international suppliers to ensure that rigorous Fair Trade standards have been respected… Read More..

Projects related to RCM produced garments :

Coexist, the worldwide association campaigning for peace chose RCM to produce the T-shirts which are sold as part of their fund and awareness raising efforts for world peace. Read More..

Pact undergarments, produced by RCM manages an association called IMPACTS :

Pact undergarments, produced by RCM manages an association called IMPACTS : "This fall, with your help PACT and Whole Planet Foundation will raise $50,000 to lend a hand to low-income entrepreneurs that want to start their own small businesses. PACT's Fall 2013 collection is inspired by small businesses, from tailors to repair shops to local cafes - these are the foundation of thriving communities. Every purchase contributes to a fund that will turn into micro-loans for low income entrepreneurs who want to start their own small businesses. You get super soft, organic socks and underwear, and big-dreamers get their first chance at a first chance." Read More..

The Fableists, new cool brand of sportswear for kids. Promoting a change of attitude in fashion consumerism. Read More..

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