Fair Trade

What is Fair Trade?

All about fair trade

Fair Trade is the name given to a global movement of producers, traders, organizations and consumers intent on creating a socially and environentally sustainable system of trade focused on the economic development of small producers world wide. Fair Trade partners are committed to upholding the following internationally established priciples:

  • PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED PRODUCERS.
  • PAYMENT OF A FAIR PRICE
  • GENDER EQUITY
  • TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
  • CAPACITY BUILDING
  • HEALTHY WORKING CONDITIONS
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

For more information on Fair Trade please visit the following sites:

FTF - Fair Trade Federation www.fairtradefederation.org

WFTO - World Fair Trade Organization www.wfto.com

Green America www.greenamericatoday.org/programs/fairtrade