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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Social indicator

The “social indicator” consists of documents proving the operator’s “efforts to comply” with a particular set of ILO (International Labour Organization) conventions.

Learn more about FLOCERT’s social audit capabilities.

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