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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Regular Compliance Criteria

The majority of Compliance Criteria are classified as regular. The regular Compliance Criteria are linked to minimum and/or progress requirements of the Fairtrade Standards.

Any Non-Conformity with regular Compliance Criteria must be remedied by the organisation within a given timeframe in order to maintain certification, or, in the case of a renewal certification, to qualify for re-certification.

Learn more about Compliance Criteria.