Many activities take place throughout the year. Why not organise your own activity or become part of the borough’s campaign group?
If you’re a business, find out how to be nominated for a Fairtrade Business Award.
Fairtrade is about:
decent working conditions
fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.
Lewisham has been a Fairtrade borough since 2005 with many local shops, cafes and community venues offering certified Fairtrade products. We are responsible for coordinating Fairtrade campaigns and helping support the borough’s dedicated Fairtrade Steering Group.
The Fairtrade Steering Group organise campaigns and events in the borough. Members include local residents and representatives from:
The group meets around four times a year. If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please contact the Economic Development Service.
Many activities take place throughout the year with Fairtrade Fortnight being the highlight. You can organise your own event or join in with one already taking place.
There is a Fairtrade category included in the Mayor of Lewisham Business Awards. This rewards businesses, community organisations or individuals that promote Fairtrade in the borough. Nominees can be retailers, cafés, Fairtrade suppliers, voluntary organisations or entrepreneurs. Find out how to apply or nominate someone.
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