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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Code of conduct / code of practice

A code of conduct or code of practice, in the context of ethical trading, is a set of rules concerning labour practices adopted by a company. The code should apply internationally, and, in particular, to the labour practices of its suppliers and subcontractors.

Find out how FLOCERT can help develop and verify such a code.

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