Fairtrade contacts

GENERAL ETHICAL CONSUMER/TRADE ADVOCATES

www.maketradefair.com Oxfam House 274 Banbury Rd Oxford OX2 7DZ 0870
333 2700 Campaign led by Oxfam to reform international trade rules
www.foe.org.uk 26-28 Underwood Street London N1 7JQ 020 7490 1555
Friends of the Earth have a catalogue of environmentally friendly
products www.ethical-junction.org Ethical consumerism portal
www.thegoodshoppingguide.co.uk Ethical shopping online
www.worldwatch.org/pubs/ goodstuff Looks at human and environmental
costs behind everyday products www.greenchoices.org Advice on ethical
living www.greendirectory.net Everything green – from courses to shops
www.greenscore.org.uk Measure “how green are you?”

www.redefiningprogress.org Information on the ecological footprint
system www.myfootprint.org Calculate your own ecological footprint
www.openoffice.org Free alternative to Microsoft Office suite
www.linux.org Free alternative to Microsoft www.ethicaltrade.org
Information on the Ethical Trading Initiative – a corporate social
responsibility initiative www.makepovertyhistory.org Brings together a
wide cross-section of over 500 organisations set up to press the
government for global change on trade, aid and debt
www.tradejusticemovement.

org.uk Group of UK organisations
campaigning for trade justice www.cleanclothes.org Working to improve
conditions in the global garment industry www.christian-aid.org.uk
Campaigns for trade justice

FAIR TRADE RESOURCES

www.bafts.org.uk Unit 7 8-13 New Inn Street London EC2A 3PY 020 7739
4197 British Association for Fairtrade Shops is a network of Fairtrade
or world shops across the UK www.fairtrade.org.uk Room 204 16 Baldwin’s
Gardens, London EC1N 7RJ 020 7405 5942 The Fairtrade Foundation is
responsible for awarding the Fairtrade Mark to products in the UK
www.ifat.org Global network of fair trade organisations, which can
provide sources for handicrafts and gifts www.traidcraft.co.uk Offers a
wide range of fairly traded products. www.oxfamunwrapped.com Oxfam
gifts ideas and catalogues

FOOD & DRINK

www.ifoam.org International Federation of Organic Agricultural
Movements www.defra.gov.uk/farm/organic List of organic certifying
bodies www.leafmarque.com UK farm certification, linking environment
and farming www.wholesomefood.org The wholesome food association
www.greenpeace.org.uk/ Products/GM Canonbury Villas London N1 2PN 020
7865 8100 International campaigning group Greenpeace rates supermarket
prices www.foodstandards.gov.uk Aviation House 125 Kingsway London WC2B
6NH 020 7276 8000 Food standards agency

VEGETARIANISM AND VEGANISM

www.vegsoc.org Parkdale Dunham Road Altrincham Cheshire WA14 4QG
0161 925 2000 Vegetarian Society www.vegansociety.com Vegan Society
www.fruitarian.com The Fruitarian site www.beyondveg.com Beyond
vegetarianism

OTHER FOOD SITES

www.co-op.co.uk The retailer with the biggest range of Fairtrade
products www.clipper-teas.com Clipper Teas markets its teas, coffee and
infusions as “without exploitation of people or
planet” www.divinechocolate.com The Day Chocolate company is
part-owned by the Kuapa Kokoo cooperative in Ghana
www.windwards-bananas.co.uk Banana farmers who are concerned about the
impact of the pending EU Banana Regime change
www.growmorethancoffee.co.uk For information on Partners’ Blend
www.bananalink.org.uk For information on the banana trade
www.pan-uk.org Pesticide Action Network www.soilassociation.org.uk Soil
Association www.progreso.org.uk Forthcoming café chain set up by two
Honduran coffee co-operatives, Oxfam and the UK’s leading independent
coffee roaster www.cafedirect.co.uk The UK’s largest Fairtrade hot
drinks company www.ico.org For information on the coffee trade and
crisis www.maketradefair.com Oxfam site on coffee trade and crisis
www.tearesourcingpartnership. org.uk Monitors and improves ethical
standards across the supply chains of the participating companies
www.farmersmarkets.net List of farmers’ markets in the UK
www.lfm.org.uk London farmers’ markets www.soilassociation.org
Publishes annual organic directory www.alotoforganics.co.uk For smaller
but user-friendly organic lists www.goodnessdirect.co.uk Over fifty
fairly traded products on sale www.ethicalshopper.co.uk Organic and
Fairtrade foods plus ethically traded goods www.bigbarn.co.uk A portal
for your nearest local-food suppliers and deliverers

ANIMAL WELFARE

www.littleredtractor.org.uk National Farmers’ Union scheme labelling
foods that conform to British farm standards www.redtractortruth.com
Questions the legitimacy of the NFU scheme www.rspca.org.uk RSPCA runs
a monitored Freedom Food scheme, which labels products from animals
that haven’t been denied their basic freedoms www.livefastdieyoung.org
Compassion in World farming sites with campaigns www.whiteandwild.co.uk
Scheme to obtain environmentally conscientious farmers a better deal
www.fishonline.org List of “do eat” and “don’t eat” fish
www.viva.org.uk Animal rights group

GENERAL RESOURCES

www.advocacyonline.net Support e-campaigning communities in the UK
and Canada with software to help people interact with politicians, the
media and each other www.amnesty.org.uk 99-119 Rosebury Avenue London
EC1R 5RE 020 6814 6200 Independent worldwide movement working towards
universal practice of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
www.sustainweb.org 94 White Lion Street London N1 9PF 020 7837 1228
Merger between two groups on agriculture, food and trade – the National
Food Alliance and the Sustainable Agriculture Food and Environment
Alliance

RESEARCHING COMPANIES

www.business-humanrights.org Index of web resources on companies’
human rights and environmental records www.ethicconsumer.org/research
/ecis.htm Corporate ethics database with thousands of references to
good and bad corporate behaviour www.idealswork.com Rates companies
against ethic criteria www.responsibleshopper.com Run by Co-op America,
this has a list of companies and brands with information on their
criticism and praise www.corporatewatch.org 16b Cherwell Street Oxford
0X41BG 01865 791 391 Independent research and publishing group which
undertakes research on the social and environmental impact of large
corporations

MAGAZINES

www.ethicalconsumer.org Alternative consumer magazine and website of
the Ethical Consumer Research Association which helps individuals and
organisations make ethical choices www.ergo-living.com Ethical
consumerism magazine www.new-consumer.co.uk Fairtrade magazine
www.theecologist.org Environmental affairs magazine

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