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5.11.2021

Criticism against certifications and auditing amplifies

Published in HREDD Newsletter/November 2021 issue We shared in our June newsletter how we had developed a position paper on…

28.10.2021

Progress updates on HREDD work

Published in HREDD Newsletter/November 2021 issue Offer to Business HREDD O2B work has been on a timeout since early July,…

26.6.2021

What’s new in our HREDD work?

What have we achieved in our different work streams in Q1-Q2? What is next in line?

24.6.2021

New Fairtrade Grievance Mechanism

Workers have a louder voice in the new system

29.3.2021

Fairtrade members and FTAO lobbying for national and European due diligence laws

Published in HRDD Newsletter/March 2021 issue Table of contents Belgium The Netherlands Luxembourg Germany Austria Switzerland Finland Sweden The United…

29.3.2021

Implementing the UNGPs in Sub-Saharan Africa – Status of the National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

Published in HRDD Newsletter/March 2021 Texts provided by Martin Oyosa Mubisi and Thomas Mukhebi/Fairtrade Africa Table of contents Kenya Uganda…

24.11.2020

Fairtrade’s HRDD work is expanding

Where are we now in developing our HRDD-related business services, internal systems, advocacy work and research?

23.11.2020

Fairtrade coffee break with Subindu

”My dream could be that all human rights are respected, there is fair and decent wage for producers and workers…

19.11.2020

General overview of Human Rights Due Diligence and Fairtrade’s commitment to the approach

Interested in Human Rights Due Diligence basics, but not sure you have the time for the whole webinar recording? Read…

11.11.2020

HRDD in Fairtrade’s Strategy for 2021-2025

HRDD – an important part of our future work on each of the strategic pillars – empowerment, growth and innovation,…

17.8.2020

HRDD Work at Fairtrade

Fairtrade Human Rights Commitment and advocacy messaging paper will be published soon. They are essential building blocks in our work…

17.8.2020

Fairtrade not fit-for-purpose?

Multistakeholder initiatives (MSIs) are not fit to protect human rights, declared MSI Integrity, a highly-regarded NGO, in its extensive report…