Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.
Swansea University was the first in Wales to achieve Fairtrade status. The University's Campus Catering division has a strong commitment to sustainability, Fairtrade, and to local purchasing.
The University's Fairtrade Steering Group monitors Fairtrade practices on campus and takes a lead in planning activities related to the annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign. There is a wide range of Fairtrade products is available on campus, from fruit juices and coffee to confectionary and wine.