Fair Trade Promotion Activities

Awareness Workshop for Designers about Circular Design

The youth of today are going to be the torch bearers for tomorrow! With even a little guidance, they can bring about humongous change for a better world. It is important to invest in educating them and providing them with all possible exposure so that they can innovate and create new opportunities and solutions. Keeping this in mind, a session was organized for the young Design students of ‘Indian Institute of Craft & Design’, Jaipur. IICD is a renowned Design Institute, striving towards grooming Designers in the field of art & craft, with both undergraduate & graduate courses. Read More

Workshop on World Fair Trade day

On the occasion of world Fair Trade day, SETU conducted a workshop spreading awareness about the concept of Fair Trade and its importance in today's world. The session was organized at Chomu village, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The program started with an introduction on the basic Fair Trade model of doing business. How it is an artisan friendly concept and what are its implications in today's fast paced world. The ten principles of Fair Trade were also discussed. It was explained what the artisans' rights are & what they should ask for. SETU … Read More

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day..

World Fair Trade Day takes place on the second Saturday of May each year to bring together the fair trade movement in a global day of activation for real change. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating fair trade's contribution to the fight against poverty, exploitation, and climate change. To celebrate the day, SETU organized an awareness workshop to increase understanding about the Fair Trade & ethical business concept among Blue Pottery artisans. SETU has been associated with these artisans for over a year. … Read More

Celebrating Fair Trade Month at SETU….

The month of October is celebrated worldwide by Fair Traders as the Fair Trade Month. SETU always tries to conduct some special & meaningful activity to mark the occasion. This time we conducted a series of skill development training programs for our underprivileged women artisans engaged in making upcycled products. The week long Training Program started from 16th of October and was organized in Jaipur for the under privileged women. These women live in slums, belong to male dominated, traditional households and are not permitted to go …Read More

Fair Trade Awareness Workshop.. Celebrating Fair Trade Month.. :)

Every year, the month of October is celebrated as the Fair Trade Month.. It's an extremely special time of the year when Fair Traders across the globe carry out activities to mark the occasion. To observe the day, SETU organised a Fair Trade awareness workshop at a women's self help group in the slums of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The group comprises of women artisans who belong to poor families. Their husbands are mostly labourers but are unable to fend for their families either due to drinking habits or due to lack of work. They belong to … Read More

Fair Trade breaks poverty

1 October 2015 (Culemborg) - Fair Trade breaks the chain of poverty. Fair traders around the world, together with small producers and backed by consumers, are breaking the chains of poverty. Fair Trade is growing and that is our proof that we are gaining our fight against extreme poverty. The WFTO membership count doubled from 155 Fair Trade organisations in 2005 to 355 in 2014. In the same period, the turnovers of these members quadrupled from 136 million euros to 448 million euros. To ensure their way out of poverty, …Read More

Celebrating World Fair Trade day at SETU

Awareness campaign on Fair Trade The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on the second Saturday of May every year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a powerful means of socio-economic transformation for the world's most vulnerable population. SETU observed the World Fair Trade Day by organising an awareness campaign on the concept of Fair Trade on 9th May 2015. The campaign was carried out at all the major tourist attractions of Jaipur … Read More

Fair Trade Promotion Workshop for the educated youth : The torch bearers for tomorrow…

The educated youth of today will be the torch bearers for tomorrow..and will lead forward the Fair Trade movement for a better society! With this view in mind, SETU organised a one day workshop on 7th January for spreading awareness on Fair Trade principles for the students of following renowned universities: • American Management students from Fordham University, USA • Indian Management students from EMPI University, New Delhi, • Indian Design students from Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur The venue for the workshop was …Read More

Spreading the word Fair Trade.. Celebrating World Fair Trade Month!

Place- Indian Institute of Craft & design, Jaipur (Raj.) Date- October 15, 2014 To mark the ocassion of World Fair Trade month, a workshop spreading awareness on the concept of Fair Trade was organised at Indian Institute Of Craft & Design (IICD), Jaipur (Rajasthan) on October 15, 2014. IICD is one of the top most renowned Design Institutes in India and focuses primarily on crafts. The programme was organised by SETU in collaboration with Fair Trade Forum India, Jan Kala Sahitya Manch and Aravali Exports. The program started with … Read More

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day!

The annual day of celebration for Fair Traders is here! 10th of May 2014, today; is being celebrated worldwide as Fair Trade Day.. :) :) At SETU, we too celebrated the day but with a slightly different perspective... As Fair Traders, we all understand the importance of Fair Trade in today's times. The positive changes it brings in the lives of artisans are evident to us... but still many people are there who are not well aware of the concept. Especially the youth, who are so busy in achieving their personal growth in life that they are … Read More

Pledge to support Fair trade….Signature Campaign

On the occasion of World Fair Trade Day on 10th May 2014, a signature Campaign was carried out jointly by SETU Society & city based prominent NGOs as well as FTF-I members namely Jan Kala Sahitya Manch and Nav Srijan Societies at City Palace and Jantar Mantar Jaipur, Rajasthan. The campaign started at 10 in the morning and continued till 2'O clock in the evening. Members of SETU Society and the participating NGO members carried out the signature drive in which around 250 tourists took part. By signing the campaign, they pledged to … Read More

Inspiring Young Minds To Fair Trade

Venue: Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD), Jaipur, Rajasthan (October 19, 2012) October is the Fair Trade month and is celebrated by Fair Traders all over the world! SETU, in association with Fair Trade Form- India, conducted a one day workshop for the students of Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) at their campus in Jaipur. The workshop was organized as part of the Campus Outreach Program to introduce the future craft designers & entrepreneurs to the movement of Fair Trade. IICD is one of the leading institutes …Read More

Connecting The Artisans With The Consumers!

Sending Artisan representative to US..... On the occasion of World Fair Trade Day in the month of May-2012, `Fair Trade USA’ & `Fair Trade Towns’, USA, in association with SETU’s US team sponsored SETU’s recommended artisan representative to visit USA for a period of about 2 weeks. Fair Trade Towns is a comprehensive platform for growing awareness, availability, and commitment to Fair Trade in the US. The movement is made up of a diverse group of inspired activists, engaged community groups and organizations, and socially responsible … Read More

Fair Trade Alliance Building Program: “Sustainable Growth Through Fair Trade Approaches”

Venue: Hotel Central Park, Gwalior (Feb 15, 2012) Fair Trade Forum-India and SETU Consortium together organized a Fair Trade Alliance Building Program on 15th Feb 2012 at Hotel Central Park in Gwalior. The theme of the program was “Sustainable Growth Through Fair Trade Approaches”. The basic objectives of this program were to promote Fair Trade in India & create visibility of Fair Trade, to develop networking & partnerships, market for the members associated with craft & food trades and strategies on using Fair Trade …Read More

Workshop on Fair Trade/ Campus Out Reach Program

VENUE: Institute of Hotel Management, GWALIOR (M.P.) (October 17, 2011) SETU conducted another ‘Workshop on Fair Trade’ on Oct 17, 2011 to spread awareness about Fair Trade among students. The campus was `IHM University’,Gwalior a renowned University in the sphere of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism. Our audiences were the future hoteliers, Managers and chefs hence our main motive was to enlighten them with the basics of Fair Trade & ways about how to alleviate poverty and promote sustainability through ethical practices along with the … Read More

Workshop on Fair Trade

WORKSHOP ON FAIR TRADE/ CAMPUS OUTREACH PROGRAM HELD ON: (October 11, 2011), VENUE: Maharaja Pratap College of Technology, GWALIOR (M.P.) SETU conducted ‘Campus outreach program’ to spread awareness about Fair Trade among the students of `MPCT University’, which is one of the renowned Universities in various sphere of edification including Engineering, Dental & Management. The audience was young crowd of sixty-seven students therefore; the motive behind conducting the program was to spread the message of Fair Trade and Sustainable …Read More

Making the world a fairer place!! Celebrating World Fair Trade Day!!!

Making the world a fairer place!! Celebrating World Fair Trade Day!!! (14th May 2011) On the occasion of World Fair Trade Day, a workshop explaining the ethical Business Model Fair Trade and its scope was organized for the students of Jiwaji University,Gwalior. The students were all from the stream of MSW (Master of Social Work) The session aimed at introducing the concept of Fair Trade to the young audience whose lives otherwise remain untouched by this benevolent idea. SETU team started the session by throwing light on the basics of … Read More

2nd International Conference on Climate change and Sustainable Management of Natural resources

2nd International Conference on Climate change and Sustainable Management of Natural resources (5- 7 December, 2010) SETU team co-organized a conference on climate change and Green marketing with ITM Universe, a prestigious management school of Gwalior. The conference span over a period of 3 days from 5-7 Dec. 2010 In the session, SETU team head Rashmi explained the basic concepts of Fair Trade to the management students along with a heated debate on Green Marketing. Keynote speakers in the conference were Mr. David Wittenberg (CEO, …Read More

Celebrating Fair Trade month “Carry the torch forward”

Celebrating Fair Trade month “Carry the torch forward” (21 October 2010) October being a Fair Trade month is special for all Fair Traders. Throughout this month, series of activities took place at SETU. Recent being our workshop session titled “Carry the torch forward”. Underlying purpose for choosing this theme was to spread the word Fair Trade among the youth; as despite being a sustainable and ethical business concept, Fair Trade is not known to many, especially today’s youth who are more than willing to do something useful for the … Read More

World Fair Trade Day Celebration

World Fair Trade Day Celebration-8th May 2010 Fair trade is market-based approach to alleviating poverty and promoting sustainability through ethical practices. It aims to educate and empower disadvantaged producers in the developing world and connect them to a market, so they too can participate in global trade. To know more about Fair Trade, click here. World Fair Trade Day is observed annually on the second Saturday of the month of May. It is celebrated all over the world by the supporters of Fair Trade. A lot many people are … Read More

Spreading the word “Fair Trade”

Spreading the word “Fair Trade” Fair trade is market-based approach to alleviating poverty and promoting sustainability through ethical practices. It aims to educate and empower disadvantaged producers in the developing world and connect them to a market, so they too can participate in global trade. To know more about Fair Trade, click here. As part of our commitment for spreading awareness on Fair Trade, a one day workshop was organized at Jiwaji University, Gwalior with the target audience consisting of management and commerce … Read More