Quakers in the World

Quakers in the World

Fair Trade Past and Present

Quakers have long had a reputation for fair and honest dealings in all economic (and other) transactions. As consumers, this led to boycotts of goods produced by slave labour in the past, and to a modern concern with fair trade. As suppliers, they soon became known for charging fair prices. They founded many early banks because people trusted them with their money. This article is intended to describe this. If you would like to help to write it, or contribute suggestions, please get in touch.

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