WFTO Ten Principles of Fair Trade

WFTO prescribes 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organisations must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld. (The principles are also available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, RomanianSlovenianHindi and Bulgarian

Ten Principles of Fair Trade overlap and complement United Nations Sustainable Development Goals —a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. Similar to the United Nations, WFTO seeks to promote full, decent, and inclusive employment opportunities (Principles 1 and 7, Goal 8), build just and accountable information flow and decision-making (Principle 2, Goal 16), empower women and ensure gender equity (Principle 6, Goal 5), and respect and encourage sustainable use of the environment (Principle 10, Goal 15).