10 Fair Trade Principles


10 Principles of Fair Trade

WFTO prescribes 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organisations must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld.

  1. Creating Opportunities for Economically  Disadvantaged Producers
  2. Transparency and Accountability
  3. Fair Trading Practices
  4. Payment of a Fair Price
  5.  Ensuring no Child Labour and Forced Labour    
  6.  Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Women’s Economic           Empowerment, and Freedom of   Association    
  7.  Ensuring Good Working Conditions
  8.  Providing Capacity Building
  9. Promoting Fair Trade
  10. Respect for the Environment