Making sure in fair trade
The compatibility of our management system with the evolution of the standards of the different certifications is a key issue for two reasons: 1) it strengthens our management system 2) it encourages the market to reward the efforts of producers and their organizations.
On September 12, CLAC (Latin American and Caribbean Fair Trade Coordinator) gave a workshop on “Update and New Fair Trade Criteria”. The event was attended by representatives of certified entities «Fairtrade», the criteria are based on a combination of production, environment, administration, among others, which lead to the use of the effort made by producers for the benefit of their communities.
The standards are reviewed every five years; however, there is a process of consultation and discussion with the participating Fairtrade entities.