Behind the Seal

Follow the latest news, announcements, and real-life stories about the fair trade vision unfolding as a way of life.

  • Mehwish, worker at artistic milliners, holds a sign saying "I am empowered"

    Amina: One Garment Worker's Story of Perseverance and Hope

    Her job at a fair trade factory has given her a source of hope through hardship.

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    We Stand in Solidarity: A Message from our Founder and CEO

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Masked garment employee working in a factory in India

    COVID-19 Update from Around the World

    “I would rather lose my entire crop and keep the health of my family.”

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    Fair Trade Zoom Backgrounds to Help You Rep Your Values Remotely

    Keep your video calls interesting with these free downloadables.

  • Mother at Cococentral with her children

    Motherhood in the Era of COVID

    A Q&A with mothers around the world on what it's like mothering during a pandemic.

  • Nikki Sanchez

    An Interview with Indigenous Rights Activist Nikki Sanchez

    Nikki talks social justice, environmental protection, and the interconnectedness of the two.

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    COVID-19: How Fair Trade USA Is Responding and What You Can Do

    We're doing our part to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so can you.

  • Esperanza and her mother outside their family farm

    Women Rise Against 'Toxic Machismo' in Latin America

    How women in Peru are taking steps toward a more equitable world.