Sustainable Development Goals

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    Changing Trade Starts With Gender Equality

    8 March 2018 by Julie Francoeur, Fairtrade Canada

    As today is International Women’s Day, we are focusing on Sustainable Development Goal number 5 – achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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    Changing trade starts with sustainable cities and communities

    5 February 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    The focus of Sustainable Development Goal number 11 is sustainable cities and communities. Increased urbanization as a result of migration from rural areas to cities sees increasing pressure on housing, energy and other resources. More than half the world’s population live in cities today, with over 800 million people living in slums. 

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  • Fairtrade and the Sustainable Development Goals – An Introduction

    9 January 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In 2015 the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) intended to transform our world – to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all by 2030. 

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