Tag Archive | fair trade principles

What exactly do those fair trade certified labels mean?

What exactly do those fair trade certified labels mean?

When you’re out grocery shopping and see a product with a logo that says “Fair Trade Certified,” what does it mean? It depends on the logo and, because there are quite a few of them, it can get confusing. A short explanation of the major fair trade marks.

Promoting Fair Trade-Principle #4

Promoting Fair Trade-Principle #4

  Do you ever wonder what it means if something is fair trade?  That’s the question the fourth fair trade principle was created to answer. Any business that sells fair trade products, whether food, fashion, or home accessories, is tasked with the job of not only answering that question but also spreading the word about fair […]

How I Became A Fair Trade Federation Member

How I Became A Fair Trade Federation Member

When you visit my web site, do you ever notice the logo on the left? You might pass over it without much thought and move on to the joy of shopping. But behind that logo is a guarantee that my business has passed a rigorous screening process that ensures it’s in full compliance with the 9 […]

Transparency and Accountability: Fair Trade Principle #2

Honesty and integrity are key in all aspects of the fair trade supply chain.

What “Create Opportunity” means in the fair trade world: Fair Trade Federation principle #1

What “Create Opportunity” means in the fair trade world.