10 Principles of Fair Trade

by Derek VanDyke 28. October 2012 12:04

 

Fair Trade is a term often used in the marketplace, but the average consumer is still unaware of what this really means.  The following 10 principles of Fair Trade are promoted by the World Fair Trade Organization.  For a full description of these ten principles you can visit the World Fair Trade Organization Web site.

Principle One: Creating Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers

Principle Two: Transparency and Accountability

Principle Three: Fair Trading Practices

Principle Four: Payment of a Fair Price

Principle Five: Ensuring no Child Labor and Forced Labor

Principle Six: Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association

Principle Seven: Ensuring Good Working Conditions

Principle Eight: Providing Capacity Building

Principle Nine: Promoting Fair Trade

Principle Ten: Respect for the Environment

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