10 episodes

The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) is the global community and verifier of enterprises that fully practice Fair Trade.

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The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) is the global community and verifier of enterprises that fully practice Fair Trade.

    Navigating Challenges, Seizing Opportunities: SMEs in the Fair Trade Landscape

    Navigating Challenges, Seizing Opportunities: SMEs in the Fair Trade Landscape

    In this episode, we spoke with Stuart Worsley, Countries Programme Director at the Green Economy Coalition exploring how MSMEs can drive innovation in our economy through Fair Trade practices. We discussed the unique strengths of MSMEs as advocates for sustainability, as well as the challenges they face in adopting such practices. We also examined how […]

    • 46 min
    Decoding Degrowth: How slow and fair practices can change fashion

    Decoding Degrowth: How slow and fair practices can change fashion

    In this episode, we spoke about degrowth, fashion and how to bring systemic change through the way we dress and produce clothes with Lena Hartog, co-founder of the Slow Fashion Movement, and Puja Mj, Board Member in the Global Operations at Slow Fashion Movement. Listen to get insights on how slow and fair fashion is […]

    • 49 min
    Justice through the Fair Trade business model: Made For a Woman’s Holistic Approach

    Justice through the Fair Trade business model: Made For a Woman’s Holistic Approach

    In this episode, we spoke with Eileen Akbaraly, founder of the WFTO-Guaranteed Fair Trade Enterprise Made For A Woman about gender justice in the Fair Trade Business model. Eileen walks us through how Made For a Woman’s Fair Trade business model contributes to gender justice in Madagascar while preserving the region’s cultural heritage and creating […]

    • 47 min
    Stitching Together A Sustainable Future For Refugees: Silaiwali & Fair Trade

    Stitching Together A Sustainable Future For Refugees: Silaiwali & Fair Trade

    In this episode of the WFTO Podcast, Lucia Gilmozzi, part of our Communications Team, delves into the interconnectedness of the environmental and refugee crises with a special guest; Bishadweep Moitra, co-founder of the Fair Trade Enterprise Silaiwali. Discover how Silaiwali’s mission to offer economic integration for refugees while repurposing fashion waste bridges the gap between […]

    • 21 min
    Social Procurement And Its Impact On The Fashion Industry

    Social Procurement And Its Impact On The Fashion Industry

    In this episode, Tamara Cobussen, Guarantee System Manager of WFTO, chats with Caterina Occhio, passionate social entrepreneur, ESG and Sustainability advisor focusing on the luxury and fashion industry, and founder of Ethicarei and SeeMe, WFTO-verified enterprises. What is social procurement? And what is its impact on the fashion industry? What is the role of governments […]

    • 27 min
    The Future Of Fair Trade Fashion

    The Future Of Fair Trade Fashion

    What does the future of fashion look like and how are market opportunities shifting for Fair Trade Enterprises? In this episode, Erinch Sahan speaks with Christine Gent, Global Community Director of Fashion Revolution and MADE51 WFTO Fair Trade Expert, and Johny Joseph, Creative Handicrafts Director about brand transparency, conscious consumption and innovations and market opportunities […]

    • 46 min

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