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“Fair Trade USA Raises the Bar for Cocoa Farmers” – 3BL Media – June 11, 2019

In a press release distributed by 3BL Media on June 11, 2019 Fair Trade USA, “the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, announced that it will increase its minimum price and premium for cocoa by 20 percent as of October 1, 2019 to move farmers closer to a living income and reduce the extreme poverty and child labor that is prevalent in […]

“IOSCO Publishes Recommendations on Sustainable Finance” – Regulation Asia – June 8, 2019

On June 8, 2019 Regulation Asia reported that “IOSCO (the International Organization of Securities Commissions) has published a report from its Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC) setting out 10 recommendations for developing sustainable finance ecosystems in growth and emerging markets. The report identifies the prerequisites for creating an ecosystem that facilitates sustainable finance, and […]