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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The Business Intelligence service for the Fairtrade system. It’s planned to govern and process all core data for the Fairtrade movement, turning data into information. By combining transactional information with other data sets, such as certification, impact and market, and aligning the information with data governance, it can provide standardised and assured data for exchange throughout the Fairtrade system.