14th WFTO Conference
14th WFTO Conference
Fair Fashion Show
What is Fair Trade?
Fair trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers – especially in the South.
Fair Trade Forum – India (FTF-I)
Fair Trade Forum – India (FTF-I) is the National Network for Fair Trade in India. It works with more than 200,000 producers – artisans and farmers – through more than 100 member organisations. FTF-I is a not-for-profit organisation, registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860.
World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) prescribes 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organisations must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld. As a member of WFTO, Fair Trade Forum – India upholds these principles and works to ensure a dignified income and overall development of artisans, farmers and workers in the unorganized sector.
Fair Cooking Campaign was conceptualized to promote and showcase the fine quality of the Fair Trade Certified Food Ingredients. This campaign was designed to make consumers aware about the only food ingredients which will not only keep them healthy but also their conscience. The Fair Trade Certified Ingredients are free from exploitation and child Labour and are grown and harvested/cultured using eco-friendly practises.
The Fair Cooking Campaign was supported by Fair Trade International – India Chapter in two phases, one was at the venue of the Conference i.e., Hotel Crowne Plaza, Okhla during the entire conference and at Fair Cooking Night held on 10thNovember, 2017 at The Junction, Hauz Khas .Full Report
Fair Fashion Show
Tagline: Style Me Sustainable
Date: 10th November 2017
Held at National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
Fair Fashion Show- “Style Me Sustainable” – a unique event showcasing beautiful ensembles made from Fair/Natural fabrics & fibers, was showcased on 10th November as a part of WFTW 2017 thereby sending out a strong message about setting trends via our traditional crafts. The Show will focus on creating awareness about Slow/Fair /Sustainable Fashion by showcasing trendy ensembles created through the fusion of sustainable fabrics, traditional techniques and modern designs.The Show was attended by the International Delegation and students of NIFT. The en devour was also to orient the budding designers towards Fair Fashion and how it treat people and planet fairly the show also endeavored to bring artisans to the forefront it was supported by Ministry of DoNER and Ministry of textile along with Go-coop. Embassies of Bulgaria, South Africa and Vietnam and their ambassador show cased the support by walking the ramp and sporting Fair Trade apparels and accessories.
We would also like to thank and appreciate the efforts and gestures of Exim Bank, NSDC, Taneira, NIFT Delhi, and Hand Crafted in India for making this show create success. Read More
Fair Trade India Brand
The FAIR TRADE INDIA brand was launched by FTF-I in the year 2010, under the Pro-Sustain project, supported by European Commission. The Fair Trade brand of FTF-I gives a common identity to shops selling exclusively fairly produced products in India. It is the face of FTF-I under which the FTF-I member organisations are allowed to sell Fair Trade products to end customers, retail chains, corporates and institutions. Many Indian Fair Trade organisations are benefitting from the networking and product sourcing between FAIR TRADE INDIA Branded Shops. The brand was developed to reach the domestic market with Fair Trade products.