Fair Trade Supporter Recognition Scheme

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INTRODUCTION

Organized by Fair Trade Hong Kong (FTHK), the first “Fair Trade Supporter Recognition Scheme” was launched in 2016. It aims to encourage and recognize organizations which are committed to Fair Trade in their operations. From procurement to organizing staff activities, various approaches are available to support and participate in Fair Trade. All will naturally lead to alleviate the poverty of producers in developing countries with a sustainable economic prospect.

Recognized organizations will be entitled to the usage of “I buy Fair Trade” logo in all communications for image building

 

 

Recognized organizations may enjoy discount from Trader Partners of FTHK

Exposure of name and logo of recognized organization on website, social media and newsletter of FTHK

 

 

Recognized organizations will be invited to the award ceremony

SCHEME ARRANGEMENTS

ELIGIBILITY

Organizations having taken part in at least one of the below activities from 1 Apr 2016 to 30 Sep 2017*.

Workshops:  

Get to know about Fair Trade in a hands-on manner: Natural Dyeing with Used Coffee Grounds Workshop, Coffee Tasting, Tea Tasting, Chocolate DIY, etc

Seminar:

Help your staff understand the concept and benefits of Fair Trade & sustainability

Bazaar:

Be an ethical consumer with a variety of Fair Trade products

Screening:

Get to know what is happening at the other end of the world through a selection of independent films and documentaries

Fair Trade Pantry :

Convince your staff with the organizations’ active participation in Fair Trade by replacing the pantry coffee and snacks with Fair Trade products

Fair Trade Gifting:

Replace your conventional giftings with Fair Trade hampers

Support FTHK events: 

Sponsor or join the events of FTHK (eg. Fair Trade Charity Football Match) and spread the Fair Trade message around

Creative ideas:

Impress us through your innovative ways of supporting Fair Trade within your profession!

*The period has been extended for the first launch of the Scheme.

RECOGNITION CATEGORIES

Fair Trade Supporter

To recognize those who have passed the preliminary assessment

Most Devoted Fair Trade Supporter

Jury Panel will select the top 3 organizations who have shown the most dedication in Fair Trade through various approaches

Most Creative Fair Trade Supporter

Depending on the performance each year, Jury Panel will entitle those who have supported Fair Trade in a fun and inspiring way, if any

APPLICATION

1. Fill up the online registration form on or before 30 Sep 2017

2. Pay an administration fee of HK$100

i. Cash/Direct debit to Hang Seng Bank account 228-353124-001 and email the bank-in slip to info@fairtradehk.org , or
ii. Cheque payable to Fair Trade Hong Kong Foundation Limited and mail to“10/F, North Wing, Kwai Shun Industrial Centre, No.51-63 Container Port Road, Kwai Chung, NT”

3. Nominations of business partners from Fair Trade traders are also welcomed

RELEASE OF RESULTS

Results will be announced on the website of FTHK. Individual notifications will be sent to participating organizations.

SCHEDULE

Open for application and nomination Ongoing
Deadline of application and nomination 30 Sep 2017
Announcement of results Oct 2017
Usage of 2017 logo begins Oct 2017 (After announcement)
Award ceremony Nov 2017

 

ENQUIRY

For enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

6756 7698

info@fairtradehk.org