Check your Compliance Criteria

Ready for Fairtrade? Check out how you’re doing with our Compliance Criteria checklist!

We’ve translated the Fairtrade Standards into detailed criteria, paving the way for you to pass your next Fairtrade audit with flying colours. These criteria pragmatically list what our auditors will be checking during an audit and thereby help to turn your uncertainty into confidence about becoming Fairtrade-certified.


Compliance Criteria (CC)
A translation of the Fairtrade Standards requirements, binding guidance documents and FLOCERT certification policies into verifiable control points. …
Fairtrade Standards
Fairtrade Standards, comprising Fairtrade Generic Standards and Fairtrade Product-specific Standards, are requirements that producers and traders …
Fairtrade refers to all or any part of the activities of Fairtrade International eV, FLOCERT, Fairtrade Producer Networks, National Fairtrade …
A person qualified to carry out audits on behalf of a certification body.
Learn more about the audits carried out by FLOCERT auditors.
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 …

If you are interested in becoming certified in accordance with the Fairtrade Climate Standard, please check the relevant Compliance Criteria file below.

Fairtrade Climate Standard
The Fairtrade Climate Standard defines all requirements for producer organisations and traders, project facilitators and end buyers of Fairtrade …