This Fair Trade Month, we are reflecting on the importance of choosing Fair Trade. Choosing to put people first, always. From the very beginning of JOYN, that is what we’ve been all about.
We are proud to say we are Fair Trade Certified. This means we are accountable and committed to following the Principles of Fair Trade in everything we do.
These principles are;
- Create Opportunities
- Develop Transparent and Accountable Relationships
- Build Capacity
- Promote Fair Trade
- Pay Promptly and Fairly
- Support Safe and Empowering working conditions
- Ensure rights of children
- Cultivate Environmental Stewardship
- Respect Cultural Identity
Fair Trade Gift Guide
There are so many brilliant brands and businesses, committed to doing good for people. As we head into the season of sharing gifts, we thought we'd put together a gift guide of some of our favourite Fair Trade gift ideas.
Pachamama Market is the place to go for Fair Trade baskets in a variety of sizes for all their basket needs. We particularly love this beautiful stationary basket.
We love these Fair Trade statement earrings from Noonday. The perfect addition to your Holiday wardrobe.
Handcrafted from remnant leather, The Nubuck Belt Bag is perfect for anyone on the go. With two ways to wear it and four colourways to chose from, this is a JOYN favorite and a real crowd pleaser.
Beautiful terracotta midi with short sleeves and rushed waist detailing. What's not to love?
Handcrafted from acacia wood and white marble, this is the perfect gift to help someone step up their salad game.
These organic cotton, Fair Trade overalls will go with anything and can be layered up or down depending on the season.
Beautiful Fair Trade home decor sourced ethically from Kenya. These would make beautiful gifts for that house proud friend.
We love the Kyra Dress from Daughters of India in Marigold with its statement sleeves and flattering shape, perfect for any occasion from holidays to lunches out.
Beautiful Fall candles from the Little Market, made ethically by women resettled as refugees in the United States.
Part of our Natural Dyes Collection, the Chebula Black Mini Weekender is perfect for that friend who travels a lot. Complete with practical pockets, wire frame opening and spacious interior.