What about Fair Trade?
Updated: Jul 21, 2020
A Global movement.
- It consists of diverse network of producers, companies, shoppers & organizations putting people & planet first.
-The simple idea that the products are connected to the livelihoods of others. It is a way to make a conscious choice for a better world.
-Fair Trade certified is to support responsible companies, empower farmers, workers & to protect the environment.
-It is to promote: Income Sustainability, Empowerment & well being of individuals & community's wellbeing.
Over 1.7 million farmers & workers are active in FairTrade, creating a wide range of goods that meet the growing demand for sustainably sourced products.
Fair Trade is an arrangement designed to help producers in developing countries achieve sustainable & equitable trade relationships.
-Members of Fair Trade movement improve social and environmental standards.
Advantages of Fair Trade:
Consumers know and trust fair trade.
It is a widely, recognized, ethical brand, in the world with a positive impact.
Fair Trade offers different approaches that enable companies to make their supply chains transparent and sustainable.
Sustainable trade is no longer a novelty but a consumer demand in mainstream markets.
Consumers are expecting transparency, therefore, brands and companies are incorporating sustainability into business practices.
Fair trade sourcing models offer ways for companies and brands to source individual ingredients and give consumers greater choice and transparency of ethically and sustainably sourced products.
Fair Trade enables farmers and producers to take more control of their businesses and invest in their future.
Companies and brands can offer their clients ethical and transparent options that satisfy their demands for sustainable products.
By selling their products on fair trade terms, the producer can improve their living and working conditions increasing their productivity and income and reducing damage to the environment.
Fair Trade standards include Trade standard, Climate standard, & Textile standard.
Fair Trade encourages and empowers cotton farmers and to protect the natural environment as an integral part of their farm management.
Organic Cotton is a good sustainable solution, (Regular cotton requires a lot of water.) which is grown without the use of pesticides.
Organic cotton aims for environmental sustainability and uses few resources.
It reduces the harm to the planet and people.