As you may have know from this video of Founding Partner Siiri Morley discussing Prosperity Candle’s thoughts on fair trade, we deeply respect the fair trade movement and consider ourselves part of it. We’re very happy to share that we are further deepening our engagement with the fair trade community!
Joining the Fair Trade Federation & Green America
With the generous support of United Methodist Committee on Relief, we are joining the Fair Trade Federation and Green America as members. We will be proud to share these membership labels on our website and products, as they further illuminate our commitment to being a responsible company that prioritizes social and environmental good. We’ll be joining an impressive group of business leaders working to make change.
Teaming Up with Fair Trade Leaders for Unique Gift Sets
You might have noticed some exciting new gift sets featuring Divine Chocolate and Equal Exchange. We feel that these fair trade leaders are part of our tribe – a community of businesses that are doing incredible work to empower farmers and artisans by creating incredible products. Divine Chocolate works closely with farmers who not only earn a great wage for their work, but also own part of the company. And Equal Exchange is largely responsible for all the fair trade coffee that is now sold in Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks. They were a pioneer in bringing fair trade into the U.S.! More products are coming soon featuring Numi Tea and SERRV products.
We’ll always be challenging ourselves to see how much good can be wrapped up into each gift we sell. These are gifts that give back to women, fair trade groups and great nonprofit causes. Shopping with a cause goes a step further!