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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Focused audit

A focused audit may take place in between two Renewal audits/ an Initial and a Renewal audit in order to follow up on non-conformities identified at the last Initial/ Renewal audit. It focuses on specific sections of the Fairtrade Standard identified as critical for the individual organisation.

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