If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).

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Closing Meeting

Held at the end of the audit, during which the auditor explains to the customer:

  • any Non-Conformities identified,
  • the Development Criteria score achieved (only applicable in Renewal Audits of Small-scale Producer Organisations, Contract Production and Hired Labour).

Learn more about the audit process here.