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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Standards Committee (SC)

A committee created by the Fairtrade International Board and made up of stakeholder representatives of the Fairtrade Standards. It acts as a decision-maker and provides guidance on the development of Fairtrade Standards.