Fostering fair global trade since 2003

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FLOCERT is on a mission to assure fairness

FLOCERT is one of the world's leading social auditing and certification bodies, and the global certification body for Fairtrade.

The world's best-known and trusted ethical label, the Fairtrade Mark, champions:

  • responsible business practices and long-term, reliable trading relationships;
  • fairer prices and better working conditions for farmers and workers;
  • no child, forced or exploited labour;
  • gender equity; and
  • freedom of association for workers. 

Here at FLOCERT, we're proud to be responsible for ensuring the credibility of Fairtrade's key elements.

Freedom of Association
The right of all workers to join or form an organisation of their own choosing without prior authorisation from their employer or public authorities.
Certification body
An independent entity authorised by a specific standard-setter to certify that its clients comply with the requirements of the respective standard.
Formal procedure of confirmation, by which an authorised person or agency assesses and verifies the attributes, quality, qualification, status of …
Fairtrade refers to all or any part of the activities of Fairtrade International eV, FLOCERT, Fairtrade Producer Networks, National Fairtrade …
Usually used to describe field workers, artisans, or other workers including migrant, temporary, seasonal, sub-contracted and permanent workers, and …

Check us out in action during an audit!

Want to learn more about the audit process?

Visit our How to join Fairtrade page!

Our services

Working with all types of organisations, from small producers to internationally recognised brands, our all-inclusive approach enables us to deliver everything you need to boost your ethical practices, make informed decisions, and fully implement your strategic sustainability goals.

In ecology, sustainability means that a biological system is able to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Sustainability can also be defined …
Certification Services
Verification Services
Customised Sustainability
An evidence-gathering process that aims to assess the compliance of an organisation and/or a product with certain standards. There are three types of …
Customer testimonial
Wine with a social dimension

Living in South Africa gives a bigger meaning to what we do – wine isn't just about the bottom line, there's a social dimension too.

Charles Back
Owner of Fairview Wine & Cheese Estate
South Africa

Fair facts & figures

The number 25 and a icon with a basket of fruit

From A (acai) to Z (zucchini) – we certify over 6,000 Fairtrade products in 25 Fairtrade product classifications, that each have their own Standard.

The number 37 and icons of a diverse group of people

With employees from currently 37 nations, FLOCERT truly lives diversity!

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The majority of FLOCERT employees speak three languages.

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