Center for Fair & Alternative Trade
CFAT directors, associates, and research assistants regularly do consultancies for the public and private sector, collaborate in new fair and alternative trade initiatives, and provide technical assistance. View a list of our recent projects...
CONSCIOUS CONSUMER TRUST
The CFAT team is providing technical support for a soon-to-be launched independent, community-based initiative – the Conscious Consumer Trust – a think tank dedicated to the promotion of social equity both locally and globally...
Raynolds, Laura and Annabel Ipsen. “Social Reproduction in Crisis: Gendered Labor Regimes in Agro-Exprot Sectors in Ecuador and Chile." Paper presented at Rural Sociological Society Annual Conference, Denver, Aug 4-7, 2022.
Raynolds, Laura. “Can Certification Challenge Buyer Power, Improve Worker Wellbeing, and Strengthen Labor Agency?” Paper presented at International Sociological Association Conference, Online, Feb. 23-27, 2021.
Raynolds, Laura. “Advancing Social and Environmental Sustainability through Fairtrade.” Poster prepared for School of Global Environmental Sustainability Virtual Showcase, May, 2020.
CFAT IN THE PRESS
◊ Fairtrade International. “Fair Trade Expert Interview on Certified Flowers.” Fairtrade News. February 2021.
◊ Raynolds, Laura. “Fair Trade Expert Interview on Certified Flowers.” Change.org. February 2011.
◊ Raynolds, Laura. "Fair Trade Movement, Markets, and Research." Digital Development Debates. December 2010.
◊ Rogers, Heather. “Sweet and Lowdown: Would you like some deforestation with your organic sugar? Sure, say Big Organic and the feds.” Mother Jones, May/June 2010.