Chesham - a Fairtrade Town
What is Fairtrade?
Chesham:1st Fairtrade Town in Bucks!
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
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Fairtrade Town Status Renewed!
Chesham has successfully renewed its Fairtrade Town status for two years, following our ongoing commitment to promoting Fairtrade principles. More info here.
Our 10th Year in Summary
We have had a busy year celebrating our decade as a Fairtrade Town. Find out what we've been up to in our Annual Report. More info here.
Thanks for Coming to Our Party!
We had a wonderful day in Market Square with Fairtrade tea & cake and fantastic local music.
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