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    Experts share solutions for cotton concerns

    12 March 2015

    From field to fashion, experts attending Solidaridad’s Sustainable Textiles Lab agreed that it’s possible for every brand, in every segment of the market, to purchase sustainable cotton instead of con
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    Farmers pay the price for cheap chocolate

    06 March 2015

    For the first time, a study investigated the actual income of farmers and value distribution in the cocoa supply chain. The results show little improvement in the sector.
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    Sustainable Trade Platform strengthens Colombian commodity markets

    02 March 2015

    From the birthplace of coffee legend Juan Valdez now comes a sustainable supply chain model that could transform commodity markets around the world.
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    Founder of fair trade certification calls for innovation

    09 February 2015

    More than two decades of sustainability certification may have left a bitter taste with the coffee community, but new market developments and the digital revolution could put the power for change back
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    Dutch MFA selects Solidaridad for new strategic partnership

    04 February 2015

    Solidaridad is one of the 25 organisations eligible for a strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a period of five years starting in 2016.
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    Sustainable Textiles Lab connects Dutch fashion companies

    29 January 2015

    "It doesn’t matter how big or how small a company is, there are entry points throughout the textile supply chain, where small actions can make a difference.” This was one of the most important le
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    Chinese farmers sell Better Cotton

    19 December 2014

    Smallholder farmers in the Chinese province of Hebei have received their first BCI license and will be able to market their 2014 harvest as Better Cotton.
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    Solidaridad welcomes agreement on sustainable beef principles

    24 November 2014

    Solidaridad has welcomed the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB)‘s approval of new Principles and Criteria for sustainable beef.
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    Textiles from Ethiopia: How to learn from Asia?

    20 November 2014

    The future is full of promise for Ethiopia’s textile industry.
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    A decade of MADE-BY is celebrated with launch of MODE Tracker

    21 October 2014

    This October European not-for-profit MADE-BY, together with international brands, suppliers, consultants and other (sustainable) fashion professionals, celebrated their 10th anniversary in the Tobacco
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