If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!


With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


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Closing meeting

Held at the end of the audit. During this closing meeting the auditor explains all non-conformities to the customer and also informs about the achieved score on Development Criteria (only applicable in renewal audits of Small Producer Organizations and Contract Production and from 1 July 2014 of Hired Labour). Learn more about the audit process here.

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