The Fairtrade system

Fairtrade is a global system that connects farmers and workers from developing countries with consumers and businesses across the world to change trade for the better.

The Fairtrade system includes:

The system is governed by a General Assembly and a Board of Directors.

Fairtrade also works with numerous partners to deepen its impact.

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FLOCERT: certifying Fairtrade

FLOCERT – a Germany-based, ISO 17065 accredited social enterprise – is the independent certifier for Fairtrade. FLOCERT offers resources and support to help producers and companies engage in Fairtrade.

Visit FLOCERT's website, and learn more about Fairtrade certification here.