TEAM UP 2017 Report

TEAM UP 2017 ReportDescription: This year, at the first-ever TEAM UP held in Africa, we reflected on how African tea-producing nations are home to some of the tea industry’s most innovative and ambitious sustainability programmes. This report highlights key conclusions from the day and ways forward that will create positive change across the industry and improve the lives of tea workers, farmers, and their communities.

GreenBiz

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Businesses no longer need to be convinced that the world is changing at an alarming rate. That’s old news…

Sustainable Brands

Sustainable-brands

Taylors of Harrogate prides itself on quality teas and coffees, but beyond the brew the company has also established a reputation as an industry leader…

China Supplier Conference Report

China Supplier Conference ReportDescription: The Ethical Tea Partnership China Supplier Conference held in Hangzhou, China on 6-8 April 2017, brought leaders from the Chinese tea industry together with representatives of international buying companies to discuss practical ways of implementing sustainability in China’s tea growing regions. This reports covers key insights and developments.

Moving towards a climate resilient tea production system in Assam

Moving towards a climate resilient tea production system in AssamDescription: As part of the TGB-ETP project, the Tea Research Association (TRA) was commissioned to generate predictions of the climatic changes that will take place in India’s tea growing regions in the next 50 years. The goal of this report is to identify those areas that will remain suitable for tea cultivation, those areas that require adaptation, and those that may become unsuitable and may need to switch from tea to other crops.

ETP Chinese Supplier Conference

We are excited to announce our first China supplier conference on 6-8 April, 2017.  The event will take place in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.  Further details coming soon, however if…

Improving the Livelihoods of Tea Farmers in Malawi

Find out how the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is training tea farmers in Malawi to improve their tea farming practices and ultimately their livelihoods. The programme, which disseminates knowledge through farmer field schools on good agricultural practice, tea seedling production, climate change resilience, income diversification, and business skills management, is funded and supported by ETP, Tata Global Beverages Ltd., IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the Tea Association of Malawi.

alveus Joins The ETP 

We are pleased to welcome premium tea wholesaler alveus to the Ethical Tea Partnership. This innovative business from Hamburg, Germany, which was set up by Daniel Trenk, has come along…

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Manual: Social Issues Training

Manual: Social Issues TrainingDescription: This social issues training manual has been developed to support capacity building in the tea sector on gender and social issues. It supports a training programme that has been developed by the Ethical Tea Partnership and IDH in partnership with Solidaridad, the Kenyan Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development, the Ministry of Cooperatives Development and the Kenyan Tea Development Agency.

Training Manual: Food & Nutrition Security (Module 1 of 3)

Training Manual: Food & Nutrition Security (Module 1 of 3)Description: The manual was developed with the intention of improving food and nutrition security, and ultimately the health of tea workers and their families on Ugandan tea estates. It complements the kitchen back yard programme being rolled out by ETP, IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, and Tata Global Beverages.

Training Manual: Nutrition & Health (Module 2 of 3)

Training Manual: Nutrition & Health (Module 2 of 3)Description: The manual was developed with the intention of improving food and nutrition security, and ultimately the health of tea workers and their families on Ugandan tea estates. It complements the kitchen back yard programme being rolled out by ETP, IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, and Tata Global Beverages.

Improving Young Lives

UNICEF Vid

Watch this video to find out more about the ground breaking collaboration between Unicef and The Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) to help protect and change the lives of children and young people living in tea communities in Assam, India.

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Tea Industry Partners Helping Kenyan Farmers Improve Yields by 36%

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Tea Industry Schemes Tackle Climate Change and Raise Welfare Standards

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Mitigating Climate Change in the Tea Sector

Mitigating Climate Change in the Tea SectorDescription: The manual provides a set of tools and resources to support the tea sector, particularly tea factories and tea farmers, in addressing climate change mitigation and lowering their carbon emissions. The manual was produced in close association with Rainforest Alliance and FLO-CERT as part of a project funded by International Trade Centre (a joint agency between World Trade Organization and United Nations).

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