Information on Fairtrade around Torbay.
In September 2004, the first Fairtrade Steering Group for Torbay was set up. Their aim was to raise awareness and support for Fairtrade. It was also to help Torbay achieve Fairtrade Borough status. The Fairtrade Foundation award this to areas that have made a significant commitment to supporting Fairtrade.
Torbay achieved Fairtrade Status in February 2007 thanks to:
To achieve Fairtrade status, we continue to meet the following 5 goals:
The Steering Group will continue its efforts to increase support for Fairtrade. It will ensure that Torbay retains its Fairtrade Borough status in the future.
Some of the focus areas for the future are: