Strategic Alliances

We collaborate with foundations, nonprofits and industry leaders to innovate the Fair Trade model and address critical challenges facing farmers, workers, and fishermen. Our strategic alliances bring resources, expertise, and opportunities to co-invest in new technologies that ultimately help us expand into new industries and reach more people. Interested in learning more?

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Collaboration makes the Fair Trade vision possible.

Price Risk Management Project

Fair Trade USA is collaborating with the Sustainable Food, Agriculture and Environment (SAFE) platform of the Inter-American Development Bank, Oikocredit, Keurig Green Mountain and Catholic Relief Services to provide a more stable income for smallholder farmers in Latin America. Over a three-year period, the project will equip 16 coffee producer organizations throughout Latin America with the skills, tools, and competencies needed for price risk management.

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Producer working in apparel manufacturing

Social and Labor Convergence Project

In collaboration with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, this project is a collective agreement between brands, retailers and industry groups to improve working conditions in apparel and footwear manufacturing. Fair Trade USA is a Collaborator and sits on the Steering Committee.

Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions

The Conservation Alliance connects leading conservation groups that work with businesses to solve sustainable seafood’s biggest challenges. Fair Trade USA is a proud collaborator and shares the goal of improving ocean health and ensuring a long-term supply of seafood.

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Coffee producers holding young plant in nursery

Researching the Cost of Sustainable Production

Fair Trade USA and Cornell University have partnered for ongoing research into farming costs of four Fair Trade coffee producers in Latin America with the goal of increasing transparency and enabling long-term partnerships and sustainable purchasing habits.

Institutional Partners

Rockefeller Foundation

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Membership Organizations

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Technical Partners

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Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

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Let’s work together.

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