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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Draft standard

A draft standard is a proposed version of a standard available for stakeholder comment.

This term is used as ‘Draft Fairtrade Standard’ related to Fairtrade, and ‘draft Fair Trade standard’ related to WFTO.

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