Academic Literature List

A (14) | B (4) | C (18) | D (4) | E (12) | F (31) | G (8) | H (3) | I (6) | J (2)
Authorsort descending Title Publication Date Summary
Angus Lyall Assessing the Impacts of Fair Trade on Worker-Defined Forms of Empowerment on Equadorian Flower Plantations 2014 This study was commissioned by Fairtrade International and the Max Havelaar-Foundation (Switzerland) to investigate the ways in which workers on three Fairtrade-certified flower plantations in Ecuador
April Linton A Niche for Sustainability: Fair Labor and Environmentally Sound Practices in the Specialty Coffee Industry 2007 Facing a worldwide coffee crisis in which prices fell to levels that do not support small-scale production or living wages for coffee workers, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and specialty coffee
April Linton, Cindy Chiayuan Liou, and Kelly Ann Shaw A Taste of Trade Justice: Marketing Global Social Responsibility via Fair Trade Coffee 2004 The movement to certify and promote fairly traded coffee is one of many effortsaimed at linking social responsibility and free market capitalism.
Benjamin Huybrechts and Jacques Defourny Are Fair Trade Organizations necessarily Social Enterprises? 2008 Fair Trade organisations (FTOs) have been taken quite early as examples of Social Enterprises (SE) and have contributed to the shaping of the SE concept.
Christopher Bacon, Ernesto Mendez, Maria Eguenia Flores Gomez, Douglas Stuart, and Sandro Raul Diaz Flores Are Sustainable Coffee Certifications Enough to Secure Farmer Livelihoods: The Millenium Development Goals and Nicaragua's Fair Trade Cooperatives 2008 In December 2001, green coffee commodity prices hit a 30-year low. This deepened the livelihood crisis for millions of coffee farmers and rural communities.
Douglas Murray and Laura T. Raynolds Alternative trade in bananas: Obstacles and opportunities for progressive social change in the global economy 2000 Fair trade bananas are the latest in an increasing array of commodities that are being promoted by various organizations in an effort to create alternative production and consumption patterns to the e
Iain Davies Alliances and Networks: Creating Success in the UK Fair Trade Market 2008 Data from a longitudinal study into the key management success factors in the fair trade industry provide insights into the essential nature of inter-organizational alliances and networks in creating
Jane Turner and Heather Webb A Nice Cup of Tea - Ethical Consumer Research Report 2014 The global tea industry has a history of poor wages and working conditions, damaging biodiversity and overusing pesticides.
John Cranfield, Spencer Henson, James Northey and Oliver Masakure An Assessment of Consumer Preference for Fair Trade Coffee in Toronto and Vancouver 2010 Regardless of location, consumers place a strong premium on price and labeling claims.
Karla Utting Assessing the Impact of Fair Trade Coffee: Towards an Integrative Framework 2007 This paper presents an impact assessment framework that allows for the evaluation of various positive and negative local-level impacts that have resulted from “responsible trade” interventions, such a
Pauline Tiffen A Chocolate-Coated Case for Alternative International Business Models 2004 Large companies have accelerated their control of the basic commodities markets in the last decade.
Ruud Bronkhorst An approach to calculate ‘Fair’ prices and wages 2004 The Fair Trade movement often claims to pay the producer a ‘fair price’ for his products.
Valerie Nelson, Anne Tallontire, and Chris Collinson Assessing the benefits of ethical trade schemes for forest dependent people: a comparative experience from Peru and Ecuador 2002 In this paper we consider the social impact of ethical trade schemes, particularly the kinds of benefits ethical trade provides for smallholder farmers and their livelihoods and for sustainable forest
Xueming Luo A contingent perspective on the advantages of stores’ strategic philanthropy for influencing consumer behaviour 2005 The importance and implications of organisational-level charitable giving, or strategic philanthropy, are often overlooked in international consumer literature.