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What about Fair Trade?

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

A Global movement. 

- It consists of diverse network of producers, companies, shoppers & organizations putting people & planet first.  

-The simple idea that the products are connected to the livelihoods of others.  It is a way to make a conscious choice for a better world.  

-Fair Trade certified is to support responsible companies, empower farmers, workers & to protect the environment.  

-It is to promote: Income Sustainability, Empowerment & well being of individuals & community's wellbeing. 

  • Over 1.7 million farmers & workers are active in FairTrade, creating a wide range of goods that meet the growing demand for sustainably sourced products.

Fair Trade is an arrangement designed to help producers in developing countries achieve sustainable & equitable trade relationships.

-Members of Fair Trade movement improve social and environmental standards.

Advantages of Fair Trade:


  • Consumers know and trust fair trade.

  • It is a widely, recognized, ethical brand, in the world with a positive impact.

  • Fair Trade offers different approaches that enable companies to make their supply chains transparent and sustainable.

  • Sustainable trade is no longer a novelty but a consumer demand in mainstream markets.

  • Consumers are expecting transparency, therefore, brands and companies are incorporating sustainability into business practices.

  • Fair trade sourcing models offer ways for companies and brands to source individual ingredients and give consumers greater choice and transparency of ethically and sustainably sourced products.

  • Fair Trade enables farmers and producers to take more control of their businesses and invest in their future.

  • Companies and brands can offer their clients ethical and transparent options that satisfy their demands for sustainable products.

  • By selling their products on fair trade terms, the producer can improve their living and working conditions increasing their productivity and income and reducing damage to the environment.

  • Fair Trade standards include Trade standard, Climate standard, & Textile standard.

  • Fair Trade encourages and empowers cotton farmers and to protect the natural environment as an integral part of their farm management.

  • Organic Cotton is a good sustainable solution, (Regular cotton requires a lot of water.) which is grown without the use of pesticides.

  • Organic cotton aims for environmental sustainability and uses few resources.

  • It reduces the harm to the planet and people.

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