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9/29/2014
It's not scholarly material, but it generates $4.6 billion for institutions every year
Fair trade is a model in which producers are paid above market, “fair trade” prices provided they meet specific labor, environmental and production standards. (Photo:  Photograph by James Rodriguez, 2013, Fair Trade USA. All rights reserved)
5/29/2014
17 U.S. institutions have been recognized as a “Fair Trade Colleges”
Who's buying what?
4/23/2014
How buying cooperatives decide which new categories to offer, and how institutions can benefit
Reverse auctions have, by some accounts, proven to save institutions more than 40 percent on goods and services.
3/27/2014
Real-time reverse auction events are helping institutions save on purchases—and making the procurement office an exciting place to be

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