Integrity and Courage – two sides of the same coin

By Liesl Truscott, Director Farm Engagement, Textile Exchange

It’s a sad situation when ‘doing the right thing’places an organization at risk. Yet, we saw just recently how true this can be when the company Victoria’s Secret, and the NGOs Fairtrade International and Helvetas, were accused by Bloomberg Press of not ‘getting it right’ in Burkina Faso.

Further investigations by Fairtrade International and LimitedBrands (owners of Victoria’s Secret) are showing that things are not quite as Bloomberg painted them... Continue reading...