Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.

Birmingham has been a Fairtrade City since 2005.

It has chosen to add its voice to demands for a trade system that puts people, not profit, at the heart of the transaction.

Fairtrade products are now available from over 200 retail and catering outlets across our city and are used by a large number of local work places and community organisations.


Fairtrade Flagship employers Wanted

Birmingham celebrated 10 years of being a Fairtrade City in 2015 and Fairtrade Birmingham (the organisation that maintains the City’s Fairtrade status) is looking for Fairtrade Employers willing to become Flagship Fairtrade Employers for the City. To become a Fairtrade Employer you need to ensure that Fairtrade products are used in the workplace (i.e. tea […]


Autumn Conference at University of Birmingham

The regional FAIRTRADE supporters conference  will take place 26th September 2015 at the University of Birmingham, Selly Oak, at Staff House at 10.00 am – 4.00 pm (Lunch provided, free entry) Register for this free event by clicking; http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1904&ea.campaign.id=39715 So please put the event in your diary; West Midlands Fairtrade Conference 26 September 2015 – University of […]