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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Third-party audit

A third-party audit is an external audit performed by independent external organisations, such as the external audit performed by an accreditation body to determine whether an organisation complies with an ISO standard.