Foundation Criteria for ‘Fairtrade Diocese’ Status
London to become a Fairtrade Diocese we need to reach 5 goals:
Synod to support and promote Fairtrade, further encourage
the use and sale of Fairtrade products and to serve only Fairtrade
coffee and tea at meetings it is responsible for.
And through further prayer, worship and study to develop its
witness in the area of relationship and justice and engagement
with the Millennium Development Goals.
encourage parishes, local churches etc. as part of their mission
in the world, to adopt the same policy. As far as possible,
to display literature advertising the fact that Fairtrade
products are used and served there.
have 50% of parishes in the Diocese certificates as Fairtrade
Churches (marked in green on the Progress in the Parishes
pages), to ensure Fairtrade tea, coffee and other products,
if possible, are used and/or sold by them, and that Fairtrade
is regularly encouraged in them.
Attract further media coverage and continue raising awareness
of the FAIRTRADE Mark. If possible, make reference to denominational
area’s Fairtrade status on the relevant website.
Set up a Fairtrade steering group to take responsibility for
monitoring that goals continue to be met and developed over
fields of the poor may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps
it all away ....' Proverbs 13:23