Making Big Strides on World Fair Trade Day

May 14th marks World Fair Trade Day, which celebrates the global effort to ensure trade benefits everyone, including the world’s most vulnerable populations. With the current poverty rates (more than 2.7 billion people living on $2 a day) and global effects of unsustainable agriculture and production practices in places like Indonesia and Nicaragua, now is the time to celebrate this fair economic model.

Number of “Fair Trade” Catholic Universities Growing

Earlier this week Manhattan College announced that they have achieved "Fair Trade University" status as defined by Fair Trade USA, making them the second Catholic university in the U.S. to earn this status.