Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

The University is committed to promoting fair trade wherever possible, and works actively to combat human rights abuses in supply chains.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021: Monday 22 February - Sunday 7 March

We have been a Fairtrade University since 2004 and are active in Edinburgh’s Fairtrade City Group. We supported Scotland’s bid to become a Fair Trade Nation, a status that was awarded in 2013. The theme for 2021 is 'choose the world you want', with a focus on the climate crisis. There are a range of events being held online.

Fairtrade Fortnight events 


Win a £75 voucher this Fairtrade Fortnight!

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight by entering our competition. Enter our crafting, making and baking blog post competition for the chance to win a £75 voucher.

Congratulations to the winner of our social media competition in the first week of the Fortnight who won a £50 One World Shop voucher!

Find out how to enter

More ways to get involved

Fairtrade Fortnight is an action-packed highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.

Fairtrade Foundation
Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

Fair trade at the University 

Find out more about what we are doing to ensure fair trade and protection of human rights at the University.