“The biggest goal is to educate Cal Poly students,” business administration junior and co-president of Net Impact Jenny Hoekstra said.”The leaders of tomorrow now are going to know more about this, and whatever company hopefully they will be advocates for environmental and social impact that they can make.”
To students, “fair trade” may mean glancing at another garbled label on a chocolate bar. But the impact is global.
In South America, long days take pause as people stop to enjoy the cultural tradition of sharing a yerba mate gourd (a cup made of dehydrated vegetable shells) with friends.
From what I’ve seen, when people start reconsidering what they eat, they typically concern themselves with the health value and impact of the foods they consume on their bodies and lives. However, there are broader aspects of foods attached to the concept of rethinking our diet that influence more than just people’s lives and bodies. October […]
Humankind Fair Trade opened up in downtown San Luis Obispo on July 1. The store sells products from more than 35 countries, helping workers in the developing world.
Cal Poly Fair Trade club aims to promote awareness of working conditions in third-world countries. The club is an organization aiding the prevention of child labor and fairness in the production of certain products throughout Africa.