Fair-trade labels in the cut-flower market

Fair-trade labels in the cut-flower market

There is actually a very good reason, aside from the feel-good ones. It turns out that good practices translate into good quality. Of the many labels and certification programs that provide assurance cut flowers were  produced in a responsible manner, all incorporate criteria … Continued
PASO – Labor Conditions and Social Challenges for Colombia’s Flower Sector Employees

PASO – Labor Conditions and Social Challenges for Colombia’s Flower Sector Employees

This report describes a panorama in which Colombian flower sector employees suffer due to poverty wages, long working hours, sexual harassment, occupational health and safety issues, the repression of union rights, violations of employees’ freedom of association, and the use of intermediary agencies … Continued