What is Fair Trade?

Fair Trade is a strategy for poverty alleviation and sustainable development, through fairness and global social responsibility in international trade.

Fair Trade means a direct trading partnership, based on transparency and mutual respect, that benefits marginalized artisans and their communities directly, through fair, living wages and local socio-economic development, while fostering worker’s rights, gender equity and environmental stewardship.

Source: https://www.fairtradefederation.org/fair-trade-federation-principles/#1548272387018-e5358065-bbab