Organisations and Campaigns
Fairtrade FoundationThe Fairtrade Foundation is responsible for licensing the Fairtrade mark in the UK. The Fairtrade Foundation is the UK member of the Fairtrade Labelling Organisation (FLO) – a standard setting body. FLO-Cert, a separate organization, is responsible for the inspection and certification of producer organisations against the Fairtrade Standards. The independence of the inspection ensures that the Fairtrade Minimum Price reaches the producers and that the Fairtrade Certification Mark is only used on products coming from Fairtrade Certified Producers.More information on the Fairtrade Foundation »
World Fair Trade Association WFTO is the International Fair Trade Association, the global network of Fair Trade Organizations (FTOs). Over 300 FTOs in 70 countries form the basis of the WFTO network and membership is growing steadily. Approximately 65% of WFTO members are based in the South (that is: Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America) with the rest coming from North America & the Pacific Rim and Europe. WFTO are truly international! WFTO's mission is to improve the livelihoods and well being of disadvantaged producers by linking and promoting Fair Trade Organizations, and speaking out for greater justice in world trade.More information on WFTO »
World Fair Trade DayWorld Fair Trade Day has grown into a global festival of Fair Trade with events organized worldwide, on and around the second Saturday of May by members of the World Fair Trade Organization across 70 countries. Events have included Fair Trade breakfasts, talks, markets, live performances, a lift, fashion shows, carnivals, festivals, processions and protests, to drive Fair Trade and campaign for justice in trade and promote sustainable social and environmental policy. 100% Fair Trade organizations and the products and produce of marginalized communities are showcased on the day.For more information on this year's World Fair Trade Day, visit the campaign's website.
Trade Justice Movement The Trade Justice Movement (TJM) is a growing group of organisations such as aid agencies, environment and human rights campaigners, fair trade organisations, including BAFTS, faith and consumer groups, which was formed at the end of 2000 as a means for people from a wide cross section of British society to campaign together to "make trade work for the whole world". For more information on the Trade Justice Movement, visit their website