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In Benin, West Africa, it’s been another hugely impressive year of organic cotton farming expansion, women’s inclusion, and accessing new market opportunities with our long-term partners the Benin Organisation for the Promotion of Organic Farming (OBEPAB) and Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). Right now, this TRAID funded project has seen participating organically certified farms achieve a 222% higher net income for…
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Traid CEO Maria Chenoweth on why we need to rethink Christmas. We have to get one thing straight. Our planet can no longer afford mass shopping sprees such as Black Friday, Halloween, Valentines, Easter and Christmas, where people working in exploitative conditions produce even more things we don’t need.  These seasonal events are contributing to the irreversible ecological breakdown of…
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Ethical fashion?

29 / 04 / 21
TRAID's CEO Maria Chenoweth explores the painfully slow progress of ethical fashion and what we can do about it. Ethical fashion means different things to different people. However, broadly, 'ethical fashion' aims to address five key problems in the fashion industry: waste, exploitative labour, environmental damage including water scarcity, the use of hazardous chemicals and animal cruelty. Ethical fashion, often…
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