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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Fairtrade International Board

The Fairtrade International Board is responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation, financial and risk management, and relations with the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Its composition is regulated in the Fairtrade International constitution. To find out more visit

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