Fairtrade supports small scale farmers and workers who are marginalized from trade in a variety of ways.
’ Enrique Calderon
Fairtrade as a certification is much more than merely an environmental certification, it is the only and best ethical and social certification that really ensures social and environmental, ethical and economic impact, and therefore human impact.
Coffee farmer, Coopeagri.
As a certification scheme, our Fairtrade Standards provide one of our primary and also most visible tools for empowering small farmer and worker organizations.
But beyond the standards and certification, the Fairtrade system also provides direct and indirect support to producers and their organizations to deepen social and environmental sustainability.