Latest news from the FairWild Foundation

Tuesday
Feb282017

FairWild sustainability solutions on show at BioFach 2017

Bryony Morgan, Executive Officer of the FairWild Secretariat, and Kirsten Palme, TRAFFIC Project Officer in Europe, in conversation on the FairWild Foundation stand at BioFach 2017. © Anastasiya Timoshyna / TRAFFICNuremburg, Germany, February 2017— Earlier this month the BioFach trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, brought customers, suppliers and manufacturers together with a variety of stakeholders from across the organic sector.

FairWild Foundation was present as an exhibitor at the fair, encouraging those involved with the trade in natural ingredients to ensure the sustainable and equitable use of wild resources.

Between 15th – 18th February, the FairWild stand in Hall 4 became a meeting hub for those interested in sustainable sourcing (and in trying a cup of FairWild herbal tea!). Visitors to the fair also had the opportunity to participate in special events, sharing experience on sustainable trade and how to establish FairWild value chains.

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday
Jan312017

Join FairWild @ BioFach 2017

Visit the FairWild Stand Hall 4-478! © FairWild FoundationFebruary 2017 - Are you attending BioFach 2017, in Nuremberg, Germany 15-18 February? Join us at the world's largest Organic trade fair!

Find out more about FairWild at our stand, Hall 4-478. Come and meet the FairWild team and stay for a cup of herbal tea (or coffee)!

Please also join us for our annual event in the Exhibitor Forum, on Friday 17th February, 12:00 - 13:45 PM (Prag, NCC Ost). At the event "FairWild Standard – sustainability solutions for wild-collected ingredients", we will look at how applying the FairWild Standard can support the development of sustainable value chains: in terms of traceability, product quality and safety and to support collection communities. Guest speakers from different FairWild value chains will share their experience and perspectives, followed by a facilitated discussion.

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Tuesday
Dec202016

In Memoriam - Klaus Dürbeck

Klaus Dürbeck (1956 - 2016)Founding Member of FairWild Foundation & Chair of the Board of Trustees

Director of Klaus Dürbeck Consulting


Passed away suddenly due to illness on 16 December 2016

With great sadness we announce the death of our President, Klaus Dürbeck. One of FairWild's founders, he was at the heart of our work with the FairWild Standard, and our vision and mission to provide a fair and sustainable future for wild plant resources and the people that depend on them.

With long experience and as a highly respected professional in the natural products sector, Klaus brought to FairWild a deep knowledge of the medicinal and aromatic plants industry, and a strongly held commitment to supporting the needs of entrepreneurs in developing countries. He was skilled at working with all stakeholders to create a vision of sustainable rural economic development and wild resource management.

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Thursday
Nov102016

FairWild newsletter issue 7 - November 2016

Read issue 7 of the FairWild newsletter, November 2016. Available online here.

For previous issues, visit www.fairwild.org/newsletter

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Monday
Sep262016

FairWild Foundation Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet 

Zurich, September 2016 – FairWild Foundation is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of more than 1,000 member companies in 40 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes.
 
FairWild Foundation is now eligible to receive donations from 1% for the Planet member companies, placing the Swiss charity among a diverse, global network of environmental organizations. 1% member businesses fuel this nonprofit network through their annual contributions.
 

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