Fair Trade in six steps

El fair trade is a social and commercial movement that seeks greater equity in international trade. It is based on a commercial relationship transparent, fair and respectful between producers, workers and consumers.

How is it different from conventional commerce?

  • fair prices: Producers receive a guaranteed minimum price that covers their production costs and allows them to live with dignity.
  • Human rights: Child labor, forced labor and discrimination are prohibited.
  • Sustainable development: The protection of the environment and the responsible production.

Who takes part?

  • Producers: Small farmers, artisans and workers from developing countries.
  • Organizations: They certify compliance with the principles.
  • Business: They buy products at fair prices and market them to consumers.
  • Consumers: They support fair trade by purchasing products with the certification seal.

How can I support the movement?

  • Buy products with the certification seal.
  • Ask your local store if it carries these products.
  • Get informed and share information with your friends and family.

Fair trade is a tool to build a fairer and more sustainable world. By supporting it, we can improve the lives of millions of people around the world.

For more information:

Explanation of what Fair Trade is and what it consists of in 6 easy steps.