World cup 2010 footballs – Fair trade?

The 2010 World cup is a great opportunity to look at some wider issues such as Fair trade, working conditions,  and child labour. 

Here’s a video in German about the production of Fair trade footballs:

You can find more information in French about the production of Fair trade footballs here and here.

In German the site Fuβball ohne Grenzen has some useful resources and information as does this site about the manufacturers of sports goods.

For a creative advert in German for Fair trade products have a look at this video:

Voll korrekt from oekofair on Vimeo.

And this is a video showing how the footballs used in the World cup are produced:

and you can read more about the production of footballs for the World cup here.

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