Where can I get information on fair trade?
Socrates is a good e-resource with report cards on companies (public). Under the Query tab enter your keyword, Fair Trade, and firms with strengths and concerns on that issue should appear.
CQ Researcher functions a bit like an encyclopedia, providing excellent coverage on Fair Trade and other green issues when you search by keyword.
Emerald Insight is a good place for articles on socially conscious topics.
ProQuest offers current articles about businesses and industries in great numbers. If you seek Fair Trade AND Coffee, for example, your results will be more meaningful than simply searching Fair Trade alone.
Fair Trade Labeling Organization or FLO, offers a good definition of what Fair Trade means, and where.
TransfairUSA.org has good FAQ's on Fair Trade certification criterion.