Ten Principles of Fair Trade

WFTO prescribes 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organizations must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld:

  • Principle One: Creating Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers
  • Principle Two: Transparency and Accountability
  • Principle Three: Fair Trading Practices
  • Principle Four:  Payment of a Fair Price
  • Principle Five:  Ensuring no Child Labor and Forced Labor
  • Principle Six:  Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association
  • Principle Seven:  Ensuring Good Working Conditions
  • Principle Eight: Providing Capacity Building
  • Principle Nine:  Promoting Fair Trade
  • Principle Ten: Respect for the Environment

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